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star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the reduction of avoidable harm by better medicines reconciliation for hospital patients with Parkinson's. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has made no such assessment.</p><p> </p><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) issued joint guidance, <em>Technical patient safety solutions for medicines reconciliation on admission of adults to hospital</em> in December 2007, which aims to reduce medication errors, which occur most commonly on transfer between care settings and on admission to hospital. This guidance applies to all patients, including those with Parkinson's disease and is available at:</p><p> </p><p>www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11897/38560/38560.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The NPSA also issued a Rapid Response Report on <em>Reducing harm from omitted and delayed medicines in hospital </em>in February 2010. This makes reference to medicines where timeliness of administration is crucial, including those for Parkinson's disease. This is available at:</p><p> </p><p>www.nrls.npsa.nhs.uk/alerts/?entryid45=66720</p><p> </p><p>NICE, the NPSA and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society have all identified the key role of pharmacists in medicines reconciliation and the majority of hospitals now have pharmacists on admission wards to help ensure patients' medicines are reconciled promptly.</p><p> </p><p>A strong reporting culture, where safety incidents are reported and monitored is essential to improving safety for all patients, including those with Parkinson's disease. NHS England and the <a title="Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) website - Opens in a new window" href="http://www.mhra.gov.uk/" target="_blank">Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency</a> jointly issued two patient safety alerts on 20 March 2014 to help healthcare providers increase incident reporting for <a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2014/03/20/med-devices#mederr" target="_blank">medication errors</a> and <a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2014/03/20/med-devices#meddev" target="_blank">medical devices</a>. The alerts instruct providers to take specific steps that will improve data reporting quality; and will see the establishment of national networks to maximise learning and provide guidance on minimising harm relating to these incident types.</p><p> </p><p>The measures announced by my Rt Hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Health on 26 March, as part of his invitation to NHS organisations to ‘Sign up to Safety', are also likely to lead to an increase in the number of reported incidents of harm in the National Health Service even though care will be getting safer.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 196360 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to improve reporting of instances in which the medication regimes of hospital patients with Parkinson's are disrupted through delays or errors in medicines reconciliation; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has made no such assessment.</p><p> </p><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) issued joint guidance, <em>Technical patient safety solutions for medicines reconciliation on admission of adults to hospital</em> in December 2007, which aims to reduce medication errors, which occur most commonly on transfer between care settings and on admission to hospital. This guidance applies to all patients, including those with Parkinson's disease and is available at:</p><p> </p><p>www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/live/11897/38560/38560.pdf</p><p> </p><p>The NPSA also issued a Rapid Response Report on <em>Reducing harm from omitted and delayed medicines in hospital </em>in February 2010. This makes reference to medicines where timeliness of administration is crucial, including those for Parkinson's disease. This is available at:</p><p> </p><p>www.nrls.npsa.nhs.uk/alerts/?entryid45=66720</p><p> </p><p>NICE, the NPSA and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society have all identified the key role of pharmacists in medicines reconciliation and the majority of hospitals now have pharmacists on admission wards to help ensure patients' medicines are reconciled promptly.</p><p> </p><p>A strong reporting culture, where safety incidents are reported and monitored is essential to improving safety for all patients, including those with Parkinson's disease. NHS England and the <a title="Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) website - Opens in a new window" href="http://www.mhra.gov.uk/" target="_blank">Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency</a> jointly issued two patient safety alerts on 20 March 2014 to help healthcare providers increase incident reporting for <a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2014/03/20/med-devices#mederr" target="_blank">medication errors</a> and <a href="http://www.england.nhs.uk/2014/03/20/med-devices#meddev" target="_blank">medical devices</a>. The alerts instruct providers to take specific steps that will improve data reporting quality; and will see the establishment of national networks to maximise learning and provide guidance on minimising harm relating to these incident types.</p><p> </p><p>The measures announced by my Rt Hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Health on 26 March, as part of his invitation to NHS organisations to ‘Sign up to Safety', are also likely to lead to an increase in the number of reported incidents of harm in the National Health Service even though care will be getting safer.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 196344 more like this
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less than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-06T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon remove filter