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dispensing errors


PDL has issued advice to members about five key ways to avoid making dispensing errors Compare the millilitres vs milligrams dose Mixtures expressed in mg/ml are frequently implicated in dispensing …

A woman was hospitalised with internal bleeding after a dispensing error, for which a pharmacist tried to blame a colleague by forging her initials New Zealand’s Deputy Health and Disability …

Pharmacist arrested over alleged Molotov cocktail firebombing plot; rugby player suspended after dispensing error; England expands COVID-19 testing Virginia, US: Nebraska pharmacist Hyrum T. Wilson has been arrested and charged …

Funding cuts claim 95-year-old pharmacy; Northern Irish pharmacists at “breaking point;” sanctions after flu jab/insulin mixup Bolton, England: A pharmacy has been open at a site in Bennetts Lane, Bolton …

Walgreens stress-related error deletion claim; Estonia moves one step closer to pharmacist-only ownership; UK pharmacist jailed over intent to supply US: According to a report in the New York Times, …

A pharmacy misfilled a baby’s prescription with methadone – a mistake that was caught just in time A five-month-old girl was almost given methadone after a pharmacy accidentally dispensed the …

Pharmacist sentenced over huge pain cream fraud; mail order pharmacy sued over patient death in landmark case; economic evidence for “hub and spoke” queried Hattiesburg, Mississippi: A pharmacist has been …

A dispensing error is among several case studies highlighted in the ACT Human Rights Commission’s annual report, which says complaints are up almost 10% In the case study, the Commission …

Family sues after man dies following dispensing error; anonymous donors pay off all patient debts at one pharmacy; pharmacist prescribing jump in the UK Southaven, Mississippi: A man has died …

Scottish pharmacist suspended after affair with patient; Israel looking for more pharmacists to manage shortage; Kansas man blames pharmacy for stroke Montrose, Scotland: A Scottish pharmacist has been suspended after …

What error makes up 10% of incidents reported to PDL? PDL has advised on incidents in which medication is provided to the wrong patient – a type of incident which …

The Pharmacy Council of NSW has highlighted the problem of unsafe workloads, saying they’re a frequent contributor to complaints The Council receives more than 300 complaints against pharmacists a year, …