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Patients and their medicines In hospital: a joint report from the National Pharmaceutical Forum and the Scottish Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee

DescriptionThis report sets out standards, criteria and recommendations to improve the patient's journey in relation to medicines throughout their stay in hospital
ISBNISBN 0 7559 485
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateMarch 01, 2006


ISBN 0 7559 4850 5
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Covering Letter - NHS Circular: HDL (2006) 14

1 Introduction
1.1 Background
1.2 Report Development

2 Executive Summary of Standards, Criteria and Recommendations
2.1 The Standards
2.2 The Criteria
2.3 The Recommendations

3 Patient Safety and Clinical Governance
3.1 Introduction
3.2 The Standard
3.3 The Criteria

4 The Patient Experience
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The Standard
4.3 The Criteria

Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Appendix I Membership of the Working Group
Appendix II Self Assessment Template - Standards and Criteria
Appendix III Self Assessment Template - Recommendations