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Meds IQ at RCPCH Conference 2017

Meds IQ session at RCPCH Conference 2017This year, Meds IQ had an enhanced presence at the RCPCH annual meeting in Birmingham, facilitating or presenting at two sessions and holding an information stand in the exhibition area.

 

Spotlight on new resources

Reducing prescribing errors in junior doctors

A programme of written assessment in prescribing skills and individualised feedback.

 

5 questions to ask about your medication

A tool to engage patients and family members in a conversation about medication safety, helping them be an active partner in their health.

SAVE THE DATE! Meds IQ and Medicines for Children Event

December 5 2017, RCPCH London

Meds IQ and Medicines for Children, the two medicines safety projects at RCPCH, will be hosting an event for child health professionals and parents, focused on improving the dialogue between them to ensure more coordinated medication safety.

There will be more information about the event coming out soon but meanwhile please do make a note in your diary!

Parent corner: A parents’ perspective on medication safety

 

Read the story of Melissa Shendrick, a mother from Canada, who lost her son to a medication error. She has since started a campaign to introduce mandatory error reporting in pharmacies in Ontario.

 

Read her full story here:

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Get inspired - Learnings from the May Champions’ webinar

 

On May 2nd we hosted another lively champions webinar!

 

To become a Meds IQ champion and join our webinar discussions, you can register here

 

We always like to hear about what our champions are up to, so please email us if you have your own update you would like to share.

 

 

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