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Omitted medicines: a prospective audit in a general hospital
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: MILLER, Joshua (NHS)
- Co-author(s): Joshua Miller: Pharmacy, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, United Kingdom
Alison Bolton: Pharmacy, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, United Kingdom
BackgroundThe UK National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) stated that 27 deaths and 21,383 incidents were reported concerning omitted doses within secondary care. Omitted medicines can lead to deterioration in health, increased inpatient stays, fewer beds consequently costing thousands.
MethodsAn unannounced prospective audit was carried out over a.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 13 May 2019