Getting Medicines Right

The Medicines Governance Group produces the Trust ‘Getting Medicines Right’ bulletins, to highlight medicines safety issues for staff.

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 12 (May 2018) Getting Medicines Right on Discharge

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 11 (Feb 2018) Sound Alike Look Alike Drugs (SALADs)

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 10 (Sept 2017) Patients’ own medicines

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 9 (Dec 2016 updated Jun 2017) – Clozapine

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 8 (Aug 2016) Risk of DKA with SGLT2 inhibitors

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 7 (July 2016) – Insulin Top Tips

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 6 (Dec 2015) – Transdermal Patches

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 5 (Aug 2015) – Serious Medication Errors & Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 4 (May 2015) – Discharge

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 3 (Jan 2015) – Parkinson’s Disease

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 2 (Jun 2014) – Omitted / Delayed Medicines

Getting Medicines Right : Issue 1 (Mar 2014) – Medicines Reconciliation on Admission

 

Getting Medicines Right newsletters are produced following meetings of the Trust Medicines Governance Group. The group is chaired by the Associate Medical Director, Stuart Kyle, and meets quarterly to ensure that safe systems are in place across the Trust for the safe and secure use of medicines and to reduce medication errors across the Trust.

For further information about any of the above, please contact Joy Davey, Medicines Governance Pharmacist: joy.davey2@nhs.net

Last updated: October 2, 2018