Liquid medication safety


Liquid medication safety

Goals & learning objectives

This module will help pharmacists refresh their knowledge regarding liquid medication safety and enable them to test their calculation skills. The module features some examples of what can happen when things go wrong with liquid medicines and highlights both ways to minimise risks and the importance of counselling patients when supplying liquid medications.

Contributing author: Kate Livesey, Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group; policy and programmes manager at the Company Chemists’ Association