Controlled Drug Patches

Controlled Drug Patches

Earlier this month the CQC published their annual report on the safe management of controlled drugs. One of the common causes of concern in adult social care settings was around the use of transdermal patches  (such as Fentanyl and Buprenorphine). They found that...
Medication Management Made Safer

Medication Management Made Safer

Independent, February 2018. Adverse drug reactions account for the majority of medication errors. This is followed by:  Poor communication between healthcare professionals Administering medication to the wrong person Elderly people are at a higher risk of adverse drug...