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68 Medication Error Management — an Holistic Approach
  1. Moira Cookson, Pharmacist,
  2. Sue Ayers, Pharmacist and
  3. Catherine Malia, Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  1. St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds

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Introduction: Risk is high on the clinical governance agenda. A key area of risk within specialist palliative care relates to medication use. The following abstract illustrates how a multidisciplinary, holistic approach to drug error management leads to positive outcomes. Background: Our unit operates an open culture regarding drug error reporting. A number of factors prompted a review of policy …

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