Patient safety culture and practice: have your say

Today (Tuesday 2 April 2019) the Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group launches a survey for community pharmacy teams to gather feedback on reporting and learning culture The anonymous survey is open to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and all other pharmacy team members. It aims to capture honest opinions on current patient safety incident reporting and learning … Continue reading Patient safety culture and practice: have your say

Response to medication harm reports

Janice Perkins FRPharmS, Chair of the Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group, has issued a statement responding to Jeremy Hunt's recommendations for a programme of work to tackle medication error and improve medicine safety. "Whilst undoubtedly distressing, the findings of today’s reports into medication error re-enforce the importance that every part of the health and care system … Continue reading Response to medication harm reports

Safety culture survey

In early 2016, we ran an anonymous survey for all community pharmacy staff across the country to gather views on current patient safety incident reporting and learning processes in place. Patient safety is a fundamental consideration for all frontline health professionals and their employers and the community pharmacy representative bodies are committed to keeping a focus … Continue reading Safety culture survey