Priorities for 2020

Last September marked the fifth anniversary of NHS England (now NHS England and Improvement) and the MHRA’s Patient Safety Alert which directed all large community pharmacy organisations, and the NPA on behalf of independent pharmacies, to identify a named Medication Safety Officer (MSO) to oversee safety improvement and medication error reporting and learning across their organisation.

Soon after the Alert was published, the community pharmacy MSOs united in their commitment to advancing patient safety culture and practice, and the Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group was born.

Each year, the Group sets out core priority areas to work on, and 2020 is no exception.  At our November 2019 meeting we agreed the following priorities for this year, many of which are ongoing priorities carried over from previous years:

2020 priorities

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