NHS Improvement – Improving quality and safety in healthcare: medicines management. Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust PGD Case Study and PGD examples

NHS Improvement has shared case studies on improving arrangements for managing medicines safely including obtaining, prescribing, recording, handling, storage and security, dispensing, safe administration and disposal.

One case study discusses Patient Group Directions use within from Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ‘Using effective governance to ensure safe use of patient group directions and improve timely access to medicines’.  The case study and PGD examples from the Trust can be accessed via NHS Improvement:

https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/improving-quality-and-safety-healthcare-medicines-management/

 

 

 

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