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Guidance:   Technical patient safety solutions for medicines reconciliation on admission of adults to hospital
Description:   The summary of the published patient safety solutions pilot on Technical patient safety solutions for medicines reconciliation on admission of adults to hospital. It links to the published guidance and key documents.

NICE implementation uptake reports

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External literature

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Care Quality Commission (2009) Managing patients' medicines after discharge from hospital

Description: The report sets out findings from visits to 12 PCT's including a survey of their GP practices. Overall, the study found that GP's provided many aspects of relevant information to acute trusts when they refer patients in non-emergency cases. 98% of GP's practices reported that they provide a list of all medicines currently prescribed to the patient, 90% provide the dosage of all, listed drugs and 85% provide the frequency of all listed drugs.

Practice appears to be in line with guidance National

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