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A little less conversation, more action please!Interruptions and distractions are significant factors in medication errors in the pharmacy environment. “Although only a small percentage of these errors cause harm, medication errors need to be minimised in an effort to improve patient safety1.” Due to the volume of telephone calls within the Regional Oncology Haematology Pharmacy (ROHP), we decided to analyse all phone calls over a secound three week period , the phonecalls were analysed in the same way using the same time frame and parameters. The recommendations from the previous study were applied . The staff in ROHDU were told which extensions were to be used when directing queries into ROHP. All go ahead confirmations were to be emailed to ROHP as apposed to ring through on the phone.
Medication reconciliation in oncology & haematology inpatientsThe aim was to assess whether the established advantages of pharmacist conducted medication reconciliation, applies to oncology and haematology inpatients