Patient Support

Patient held care plans/ Medicines reconciliation/ Communication with patients/parents/ Other

Case study

  • Medicines reconciliation

    • The clinical significance of medicines reconciliation (MR) in children admitted to hospital: development and evaluation of pharmacy led admission services.

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    • There are several areas of the TRANSMIT sheet where this tool can help improve medication safety:i) Medication plan – an opportunity for the team to let the on call staff details of the medication plan (such as, stop antibiotics after x doses). ii) A reminder to the team handing over to ensure...

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  • Communication with patients/parents

    • E-Bug includes resources for teachers, students, and the community.  Teaching resources cover the ages of 5 to 18 and focus on the topics of microbiology, hand and respiratory hygiene, vaccinations and antibiotic use. There is also food, oral and farm hygiene for younger students, and sexual...

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    • Engaging patients and family members in a conversation about medication safety, helping them be an active partner in their health. 

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    • There are currently over 180 medicines leaflets covering a range of medicines and conditions, 12 general leaflets including information on how to give medicines, and seven videos that support these leaflets.

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    • The information would hopefully answer most of the question that they might have, some of which they may not think about when they are being informed of the treatment plan. It will also give them an opportunity to read at their own leisure and absorb and understand the information better. The...

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    • The leaflets aim to empower children and young people to ask questions about side effects. One version of the leaflet for younger children includes brief stories about other children who have had suspected side-effects from medicines. This format was intended to be child friendly  and engaging...

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    • The leaflets aim to empower children and young people to ask questions about side effects. One version of the leaflet for younger children includes brief stories about other children who have had suspected side-effects from medicines. This format was intended to be child friendly  and engaging...

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