Safe & Quality Medicines Overview
The research provides data and evidence on population based estimates and risk prediction of adverse drug events (ADEs) in the primary and secondary care settings. It includes the ADAPT study which is a prospective study examining the prevalence of ADRs in hospital admissions following an adverse drug event. It also includes research using large epidemiological studies of high risk medicines and associated outcomes.GET STARTED NOW
A mixed methods approach to the evaluation of the ‘Know Check Ask’ medication safety campaign amongst Healthcare professionals and patients/care-givers.
The aim of this research was to identify the barriers and enablers to implementation of the ‘Know Check Ask’ campaign and ’My Medicines’ list and the impact in people taking medicines, care-givers and healthcare professionals. A final report was produced which collated and summarised all the research findings. Supplementary material referred to in this report can be accessed here:
Additional file 1: O’Donovan B, Kirke C, Pate M, et al. (2022). ‘Everyone should know what they’re on’: a qualitative study of attitudes towards and use of patient held lists of medicines among patients, carers and healthcare professionals in primary and secondary care settings in Ireland. BMJ Open;12:e064484.
Additional file 2: Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research and Theoretical Domains Framework
Additional file 3: Interview topic guides (WP 1)
Additional file 4: Six suggestions to improve medication safety campaign (WP 1)
Additional file 5: Surveys (WP 2)
Additional file 6: Study documents – information leaflet, email invitation (WP 2)
Additional file 7: Thematic analysis of free text comments
Additional file 8: Workshop documents – information leaflet, invitation email (WP 3)
Additional file 9: Workshop themes 1-9learn more