Safeguarding children and adults at risk briefing
Throughout 2016, Pharmacy Voice’s Patient Safety Group has sought to better understand and to clarify the role of community pharmacists...
Pharmacy Voice Patient First poster
In November 2016, Pharmacy Voice joined thousands of passionate healthcare professionals at the annual Patient First conference. At the conference...
Patient Safety Incident Reporting Principles
The Pharmacy Voice Patient Safety Group has used input from colleagues at our Patient Safety Forum held in November 2015, in addition to responses to our safety culture survey, to help shape a set of core incident reporting principles.
Management of repeat medication
Pharmacy Voice urges general practitioners and local clinical commissioning groups to work closely with community pharmacy teams in the best interest of their patients, to take full advantage of the preferred NHS Repeat Dispensing service (sometimes referred to as batch prescribing) available within the existing NHS Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework.
Community Pharmacy Safety Culture Survey
Pharmacy Voice used an anonymous survey for all community pharmacy staff to gather views on current patient safety incident reporting and learning processes in place
Patient Safety Forum programme and presentations
In November 2015, Pharmacy Voice, with support from Teva UK Ltd., hosted a forum in Leeds on Patient Safety in Community Pharmacy. Showcasing the work of our Patient Safety Group and looking to the future, the forum provided an opportunity for delegates to explore, debate and advance patient safety in community pharmacy.
Community pharmacy medication safety risk assessment tool
The Pharmacy Voice Patient Safety Group has worked closely with UK Medicines Information to develop their risk assessment tool for assessing the safety characteristics of medicines for community pharmacy
Pharmacy Voice Patient Safety Group
The work of Pharmacy Voice's Patient Safety Group for community pharmacy MSOs will build upon our Sign up to Safety commitment to keep pharmacy staff informed, ensuring they remain up to date on topics and developments that could impact on patient safety.