A forum for individuals to discuss challenges and successes to inform and inspire medication safety initiatives across the system.
Medication safety across the system: time critical medicines
Medication Safety Updates
A summary of recent practice communications reports, publications and safe medication practice research, including emerging issues pertinent to medication safety.
Medication Safety Update
Support and guidance for MSOs
Medication Safety Officers promote and ensure safe medication practice. Our resources provide practical support, guidance and tips for MSOs and those working alongside or managing MSOs as well as any individual responsible for the safe use of medicines.
The Medication Safety Officer (MSO) role
Practice support for the Medication Safety Officer (MSO)
Collaboration opportunities to improve medication safety
Reporting and management of medication incidents and harms
Promoting medication incident reporting
Learning from medication incidents and harms
Resources to support learning from medication incidents and harms
Conducting a medication incident investigation
Communication opportunities to improve medication safety
Using the Medication Safety Update effectively
Responding to medication safety alerts and notifications
Understanding medication safety policy and frameworks
Managing the risks of specific medicines
Identifying known risks associated with specific medications and mitigation strategies to prevent harm