Learning from Medicines Errors during the Pandemic
Customers have been coming to us having noticed an increase in medicines errors during the pandemic.
The Underlying Problem:
Medicines errors could be more likely to occur during this time due to some of the below factors:
– Additional challenges and pressures on social care staff
– Movement of staff to unfamiliar settings
– Lack of time for / availability of training
– Senior staff less available to mentor/ competency assess their staff
To help Managers understand why errors are occurring and, more importantly, to learn from them, we have prepared a helpful, accessible guidance document which takes you through the process to reducing medicines errors.
The Guidance Document Covers…