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Medication Error and Safeguarding - Guidance for Providers

Joint guidance from Norfolk County Council's Quality Assurance Team and Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) which:

  • sets out when a safeguarding concern will always need to be raised – where the medication error triggers a notification to the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • gives examples of poor practice which do NOT trigger a safeguarding concern being raised
  • actions that are required if a medication error does NOT trigger raising as a safeguarding concern

Quality Assurance, Norfolk County Council & Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board Medication error and Safeguarding: Guidance for Providers


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