Quality standard

Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 People with suspected drug allergy have their drug reaction documented using the structured assessment guide.

Statement 2 People with a new diagnosis of drug allergy are advised to carry structured information about their drug reaction at all times.

Statement 3 People with a suspected or confirmed anaphylactic reaction, or severe non‑immediate cutaneous reaction to a drug, or reaction to a general anaesthetic are referred to a specialist drug allergy service.

Statement 4 People with drug allergy have their status documented in their electronic medical record using the recommended coding framework.

Statement 5 People with a new diagnosis of drug allergy who are being referred or discharged have their drug allergy status updated in all GP referral and hospital discharge letters.

Statement 6 (developmental) People with a drug allergy have information included on their prescriptions about which drugs or drug classes to avoid.