In this video, Bryony Dean Franklin from Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust talks about their Shine 2012 project to improve patient safety through feedback on prescribing errors.
In this quality improvement report the authors from St George's NHS Trust outline their approach to standardise insulin prescribing to improve safety in hospitals.
Good Practice Case Study. Angus’ multidisciplinary medication review service for older people - NHS Tayside
This case study illustrates an example of innovative practice to improve medication safety in older people. The team from Tayside in Scotland introduced a collaborative multidisciplinary approach to medication review, which led to a reduction in polypharmacy, improved patient understanding of treatment, and prescribing cost savings.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a number of surveys to help healthcare professionals assess patient safety. Although primarily developed for a US audience AHRQ is actively looking for feedback from international users.
Diabetes is a widespread and growing condition, but insulin treatment is complex. The Regional Insulin Safety and Knowledge Project is working to reduce the risk of prescribing errors.