Community Planning

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Scottish Patient Safety Programme - Medicines

The Medicines programme aims to improve the safer use of medicines across all ihub portfolios through a whole system approach, focusing on the person as they move between care settings and care within their home.  Priorities for 2017/18 are:

  • Reducing medicines harm across transitions of care (medicines reconciliation)
  • Omitted medicines, to develop national measures and inform an element of the safety metrics in Excellence in Care
  • High risk medicines, exploring potential national outcome measure and support boards with local priority areas

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