Category Archives: Medicine Matters Archive

Medicine Matters – Spring 2018

Spring 2018/19 This issue includes: Hay fever medicines (and when require protocol) New Terminology for food modification (food thickeners) Lessons Learnt: Effective audit Reminder regarding flammable products (Paraffin based products) CD guidance reference to website documents

Medicine Matters – Autumn 2018

Autumn 2018/19 This issue includes: Waste medicines Common questions regarding Controlled Drugs Lessons Learnt: Medicine Reconciliation Free Flu vaccinations for adult social care staff What to do in the event of a Flu outbreak in a care home

Medicine Matters Winter 2018

Winter 2018/19 This issue includes: Homely medicines in care homes Can OTC medicines be used in care homes Warning about not over ordering medicines Lessons Learnt: Fentanyl patches – unintentional exposure MHRA Paraffin products – updated alert 9Dec 2018