Rapid Update 3- July 2018: Hospital discharge summaries: failure to process requested actions in primary care are common and can cause harm

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Rapid Update 3- July 2017: Inappropriate prescribing in renal impairment: its prevalence, consequences and the impact of interventions to improve prescribing

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Medication review: study highlights potential missed opportunities to modify use of fracture-associated drugs following a fragility fracture (Sep-16)

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Safer Prescribing: A Trial of Education, Informatics, and Financial Incentives (Apr-16)

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NPC Archive Item: Preventing fatalities from medication loading doses

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.   22 December 2010 Introduction In November 2010, the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) issued a Rapid Response Report (RRR)1 with supporting information2 on ‘preventing fatalities from medication loading […]