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You and your patients benefit.

  • Save time See how much time you will save, don't let your medicines run out or expire. Reduce paper-work, fully automated email reminders.
  • Clinical audits created easily, complete 'on the go', set your own standards. Drug administration logs, CD register. CQC advice.
  • Demonstrate good practice checking expiry dates and keeping records of all drugs in the surgery and bags is regarded as an activity that all practices should fulfil.
  • Save money on paperwork, reports and stock takes and by reducing drug wastage, minimising stock due to over-ordering. Hospitals and clinics manage your stock wisely.
  • Patient Safety be confident drugs are available and in date when a patient needs them. Search for MRHA drug and device alerts quickly.
  • Convenience automated electronic drugs/equipment re-ordering from your own pharmacist or supplier, simply set up and leave the rest to us !

Oxford Handbook of General Practice
Simon & Everitt, Fourth edition, page 101..
"commercial databases (eg www.doctorsbaguk.com) that store data about drugs in the GP's bag can be useful to alert you when drugs go out of date. Record origin, batch number, and expiry date of all drugs administered to patients or dispensed to them to take themselves."

"All GPs should have available, and be able to use the necessary equipment and drugs to enable him/her to respond appropriately to medical emergencies."
♦"The exemplary GP has up-to-date emergency equipment and drugs, and ensures that they are available for any doctor eg.a locum, working in the practice."
♦"The unacceptable GP has insufficient emergency drugs or equipment, or has drugs that are out-of-date."

(RCGP's. Good Medical Practice for General Practitioners July 2008)

LINKS

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR CLINICAL EXCELLENCE  'NICE'

www.nice.org.uk      

HEALTH PROTECTION AGENCY

www.hpa.org.uk                       

ROYAL COLLEGE OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS    

www.rcgp.org.uk


PRESCRIBING/DRUG  ADVICE                                                      

www.bnf.org  

Electronic Medicines Compendium

eMC

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society

www.rpharms.com

DIGITALIS mobile CPD app (free)

DIGITALIS

          

 

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