News2018-01-21T16:47:34+00:00

Medication errors cause problems for thousands.

Research conducted by the universities of York, Sheffield and Manchester has highlighted that a mistake is made 237million times a year in the administration or prescription of medication. The mistakes made in both the health and social care sector for the most part didn’t cause harm but in 28% of the mistakes moderate or severe harm was caused. The research also highlighted that medication errors could be a factor in more than 22k deaths per year. [...]