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Medicines Safety Assurance Tool

The Medicines Safety Assurance Tool (MSAT) is provided as a PDF document for reference. To request the spreadsheet solution of this safety tool, or for more information about this tool, to make a comment, or share a safety issue please contact mlcsu.medicines-safety@nhs.net.

The MSAT was developed to improve the management of medicines related risk to patients. It is intended to provide commissioners with a systematic way of identifying and analysing emerging medicines safety issues and engage with providers to reduce medicines related harm.

Documents

Safety
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) - 'THINK KIDNEYS'
Date Posted: 11 - Jun - 2018
Body System: Genito-urinary system
Safety
ADRENALINE auto-injectors
Date Posted: 31 - Jan - 2019
Body System: Respiratory system
Safety
CODEINE: USE IN CHILDREN
Date Posted: 29 - Nov - 2017
Body System: Nervous system
Safety
DEXAMETHASONE injection – different injection strengths
Date Posted: 03 - Mar - 2018
Body System: Endocrine System
Safety
DOMPERIDONE: updated indications, dose and contraindications
Date Posted: 29 - Nov - 2017
Body System: Gastro-intestinal system
Safety
Inhaled Corticosteroids in Adults and When to Issue an Inhaled Corticosteroid or Steroid Treatment Card
Date Posted: 29 - Jul - 2015
Body System: Respiratory system
Safety
INSULIN: reducing errors in prescribing and administration
Date Posted: 26 - Jun - 2019
Body System: Endocrine System
Safety
METHOTREXATE: safe prescribing and dispensing
Date Posted: 27 - Jun - 2018
Body System: Musculoskeletal system Skin
Safety
PARAFFIN-BASED EMOLLIENTS: fire risk
Date Posted: 27 - Mar - 2019
Body System: Skin
Safety
TRANSDERMAL OPIOID ANALGESIC PATCHES
Date Posted: 25 - Nov - 2015
Body System: Nervous system
Safety
VALPROATE: safe prescribing and dispensing to girls of any age and women of child bearing potential
Date Posted: 27 - Mar - 2019
Body System: Nervous system