Quality standard

List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1 People are given the opportunity to be involved in making decisions about their medicines.

Statement 2 People who are prescribed medicines are given an explanation on how to identify and report medicines‑related patient safety incidents.

Statement 3 Local health and social care providers monitor medicines‑related patient safety incidents to inform their learning in the use of medicines.

Statement 4 People who are inpatients in an acute setting have a reconciled list of their medicines within 24 hours of admission.

Statement 5 People discharged from a care setting have a reconciled list of their medicines in their GP record within 1 week of the GP practice receiving the information, and before a prescription or new supply of medicines is issued.

Statement 6 Local healthcare providers identify people taking medicines who would benefit from a structured medication review.