Joint media release – New trial to improve medicine safety for those leaving hospital

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13 March 2019: A new trial service to help patients better manage their medication after they leave hospital will be launched at Box Hill tomorrow.

Poor medication management during or immediately after a hospital stay is a risk factor in 28% of potentially avoidable hospital re-admissions within 30 days.

DC MedsRec is a community pharmacy-based service for patients discharged from Box Hill Hospital with four or more medicines, designed to help reduce the risk of harm from dangerous drug i…

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