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Pilot project to reduce medication waste during hospital stays proves successful

May 31, 2024

It’s common for patients to have excess medication during their hospital stay, but Gateshead Health Foundation Trust has been working on a solution to minimise this waste.

Gateshead Health’s pilot project, which has been ongoing for the past few months, is a collaborative effort between Gateshead Health Foundation Trust and patients. It aims to reduce the amount of wasted medication by empowering patients to bring their medicines with them when admitted to the hospital and by letting us know what repeat medications they have at home before discharge.

Read the full article on the Gateshead Health Foundation Trust’s website…

 

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