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79 Improving our Reflections on Prescribing for Hospice Inpatients: Positive Outcomes from Introduction of a Tool to Guide our Therapeutic Drug Rounds
  1. Dr Katherine Buxton, Registrar in Specialist Palliative Medicine and
  2. Dr Corinna Midgley, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  1. Saint Francis Hospice, Romford

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Aim: To raise standards of medicines management for inpatients. Background: Without a specialist pharmacist, we were concerned that reflection on medicines prescribed could be forgotten. Thus, our hospice developed a weekly therapeutics drug round, in which drug charts are reviewed away from the patient but in light of knowledge about the patient. Earlier audit of documentation showed poor documentation of …

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