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Drug allergy: diagnosis and management [CG183]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.2.1

"Document people's drug allergy status in their medical records using 1 of the following: - 'drug allergy' - 'none known' - 'unable to ascertain' (document it as soon as the information is available)."

What was measured: Proportion of patients in an acute setting with medicine allergy status recorded.
Data collection end: May 2015
96%
Data collection end: May 2016
96.2%
Data collection end: May 2017
96.4%
Data collection end: May 2018
97.7%
Area covered: England
Source: NHS Safety Thermometer: Medication



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