Achieving safety in prescribing: new approaches
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: ERADIRI, Oweikumo (Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, Colchester, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Walton, Tom (Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust, COLCHESTER, United Kingdom)
Background: This demonstrates benefits in Doctors leading safe prescribing initiatives in an acute Trust. Problem:Â A Trust-wide audit showed a prescribing error rate of 25%. Aim: To reduce the error rate. Method: The plan included: Audits: The audit tool was based on standards in the British National Formulary. Thirty Doctors were trained.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.