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Patients should take all medicines with them when admitted to hospital

17 January 2017: Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) spokesperson on medicines safety, Steve Williams, gave advice to the Daily Mail about how to avoid medication errors when a patient is admitted to hospital or transferred from one care setting to another. Williams advised that patients should take all their medicines with them when admitted to hospital. “It’s the easiest way to ensure that you’re taking the correct type of medicine in the correct doses,” he said.

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2017.20202245

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