Date of prep: December 2020
Prescribing information and
adverse events reporting
For healthcare professionals only
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has published new initial education and training standards for pharmacists.
Scottish Government and CPS have finalised discussions to establish a time-limited, funded medicines delivery service to support the most vulnerable.
National pharmacy bodies have been out in force to welcome the fact that community pharmacy will administer the first Covid-19 vaccines today.
It is therefore probable, that due to a lack of a measuring jug, Mr MF guessed his first dose from the larger methadone bottles with tragic consequences.
Community Pharmacy should be an integral part of the Government’s plan for a mass vaccination programme.
The Covid-19 pandemic has been the greatest challenge this country has faced for many decades, certainly this century.
This prescription error has in the opinion of the Coroner, on a balance of probability, made a contribution to the haemorrhage.
A patient died on 5th November 2019 after consuming an excessive quantity of morphine which was prescribed to her, it’s toxicity ultimately causing her death.
The Professional Standards Authority found that the GPhC has met 15 out of 18 of the PSA’s Standards of Good Regulation in the year 2019:2020.
The inquest concluded with a narrative conclusion to the effect that Miss Hogan died as a consequence of complications of deep vein thrombosis.