Article Text

PDF
93 A Practical Response to the NPSA Rapid Response Report on Opioids
  1. Abi Jenkins, Network Palliative Care Pharmacist and
  2. Michelle Aslett, Senior Palliative Care Pharmacist
  1. Pan-Birmingham Palliative Care Network, Birmingham
  2. Solihull PCT, West Midlands

Statistics from Altmetric.com

The Rapid Response Report on Opioids produced by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) in July 2008 highlighted that any healthcare professionals involved in prescribing, dispensing or administering opioids should be able to confirm any recent opioid dose, formulation, frequency of administration and any other analgesic medications prescribed to the patient. Palliative care patients will often have many …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.