Improving Insulin Safety and National Developments and their Impact on CHS


Community Health Services

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This meeting began with looking at the MSO role in CHS organisations. It then looked in depth at national patient safety incident reports associated with insulin.  A number of organisations presented what they had done to improve the safety of insulin:

  • Improving insulin safety within Adult Community Nursing Services
  • Ensuring accurate diabetes records within CHS
  • Implementing a new community insulin patient medication administration record and a policy on pre-loading insulin syringes
  • Implementing a sliding scale insulin chart in the community

Bruce Warner, Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, NHS England updated the meeting on the Medicines Optimisation and Angela Bussey on PGDs

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