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Medicines Optimisation Quality Standard [QS120]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 4

People who are inpatients in an acute setting have a reconciled list of their medicines within 24 hours of admission.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people who are inpatients in an acute setting who have a reconciled list of their medicines within 24 hours of admission.
What was measured: Proportion of patients in an acute setting with medicines reconciliation started within 24 hours of admission.
Data collection end: May 2015
75%
Data collection end: May 2016
75.5%
Data collection end: May 2017
76.4%
Data collection end: May 2018
76.3%
Area covered: England
Source: NHS Safety Thermometer: Medication



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