Electronic prescription error lead to woman’s death, coroner finds -

Electronic prescription error lead to woman’s death, coroner finds

Electronic prescription error lead to woman’s death, coroner finds. A woman died after a mix-up with an electronic prescription caused her to continue taking the wrong medication for an infection, a coroner has found. David Urpeth, assistant coroner for South Yorkshire West, said “there is a risk that future deaths will occur unless action is[…]

Electronic Prescription Service to be rolled out nationally next month -

Electronic Prescription Service to be rolled out nationally next month

Electronic Prescription Service to be rolled out nationally next month. All prescriptions in England are set to be digitised following the roll-out of the final stage of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) next month. The service will create a faster and more secure process for clinicians to prescribe and dispense medication, the Department of Health[…]