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NPC Archive Item: Medicines Management: When patients transfer between care providers

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 2 August 2011 Summary In July 2011 the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) published guidance on ‘Keeping patients safe when they transfer between care providers – getting the medicines right’. […]

NPC Archive Item: Providing support for dementia patients and carers

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working.   18 May 2011   Introduction In January 2011 the Department of Health released its better practice guide ‘Living well with dementia: A National Dementia Strategy Good Practice Compendium […]

NPC Archive Item: Reducing treatment dose errors with low molecular weight heparins

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working.   06 September 2010 Introduction In July 2010, the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) issued its Rapid Response Report: Reducing treatment dose errors with low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs)1, making […]

NPC Archive Item: Use of NICE appraised medicines in the NHS

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 18 September 2009 A report from the NHS Information Centre assessed the variation in the use of 26 medicines positively approved by NICE in 13 technology appraisals. In 7 […]