Summary of Results
NICE implementation uptake reports
The Healthcare Commission
The best medicine: the management of medicines in acute and specialist trusts
London: Healthcare Commission
Description: A national review of medicines management in 173 acute and specialist NHS trusts in England. Data from a trust questionnaire as part of this review found that 93% of organisations treat some patients according to guidance and 69% treat all patients according to the guidance. 86% of trusts have an agreement about funding in place with commissioners and 26%of organisations reported having an audit completed or in progress.
|Practice appears to be in line with guidance
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