Could community pharmacy medicine supply to aged care facilities benefit from quality improvement? Stakeholder perspectives and the resulting initiative
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: GILMARTIN, Julia (Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Melbourne, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Hussainy, S. (Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
Marriott, J. (Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
I. Background: Our previous research found that 11.6% of pill-organisers (blister-packs and sachets) at 49 Australian aged care facilities were inaccurately or inappropriately prepared. These community pharmacy supplied pill-organisers re-packaged medicines according to dose schedules. Most common incidents included: packing medicines with.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.