Resources

GDE Blueprint: Barcode Medication Administration (BCMA)

Cambridge University Hospital's introduction of barcode medication administration (BCMA) has improved patient safety by reducing the overall rate of adverse drug events

GDE Blueprint: EPMA in High Secure Services

A safer and more efficient e-prescribing system is now in place across Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust's 228-bedded 13 high

GDE Blueprint: Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA)

Safer prescribing for around 68,000 patients has been brought in at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust thanks to

GDE Blueprint: Conceptualising and Initiating an Effective EPMA Project

Read about Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust learnings around their new e-prescribing and medicines administration system (EPMA) which is

Readiness Survey

example of a survey that may be used to consider issues around readiness to implement an ePrescribing system.

Electronic Health Records (EHR) Guidance for Community Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has published updated guidance to support pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in England, Scotland and Wales who

eHealth – Benefits Management Toolkit

Ideally, the benefits approach will be built-in from the initiation stage of each new project. In this way the benefits

Healthcare Leadership Academy

Healthcare Leadership Model: Understanding components and issues through the NHS Leadership Framework

ISB 0160

Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care

ISB 0129

Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care – Patient Safety Risk

Introduction to Unintended Consequences

EHRs offer many advantages, but even the most experienced implementers can face unexpected difficulties. This module provides an overview of

IT-Questionnaire

IT Questionnaire sent out to each ward at Stockport NHS Trust several months ahead of the roll-out to identify any

ePrescribing readiness survey

Example of a survey that may be used to consider issues around readiness to implement an ePrescribing system.

ePMA Nurse Administration Training

Harrogate nurse training materials – a ‘starter for ten’ for local update and customisation

ePrescribing readiness survey

Example of a survey that may be used to consider issues around readiness to implement an ePrescribing system.

ePrescribing Implementation reflections

Reflections from Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals

ePMA Nurse Administration Training

Harrogate nurse training materials – a ‘starter for ten’ for local update and customisation.

Learning from mistakes optimum system configuration

Learnings from Dorset County Hospitals

Business Case Template & Guidance

University Hospitals Bristol's Business Case Template & Guidance

Business Case to support eMedicines System

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Business Case

Outline Business Case for a Trust-wide ePMA System

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals’ ePrescribing business case

Guidance On Completing A Business Case

Business Case Guidance: developed by Mersey Care NHS FT

The Health Foundation – Measuring Safety Culture

Information to help clarify outputs, expected outcomes and anticipated benefits

Evaluating the impact of information technology on clinician workload using time-motion methodologies

Information to help clarify outputs, expected outcomes and anticipated benefits

Setting up the perfect team – NIHR

Implementation needs a ‘Team’ – NIHR shared learning slides on how to successfully implement ePrescribing and setting up the prefect

ePMA team structure – how big should the team be?

Pennine Acute’s project team example. They have described who you will need to recruit and what they will be required

Before and After: Measuring Impacts Example from GSTT

Guys & St Thomas provide an in depth look at the issues they have faced pre ePMA and possible impacts

Benefit Measures for ePMA

Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust’s implementation planning support tools:

ePMA Governance structure NTW

Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust’s implementation planning support tools

ePMA Project Board Meeting Terms of Reference V2 1

Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust’s implementation planning support tools:

Implementation Risks and Risk Management Strategy

Implementation Risks and Risk Management Strategy

Why we need ePrescribing?

Presentation from the National Patient Safety Agency exploring the burden of medication errors and the requirements for better-designed medication systems

Electronic Health Records, and Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Management

A detailed introduction to Electronic Health Records, and Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Management including the main issues and common pitfalls.

How-to-get-the-best-out-of-system-suppliers

This is a resource to helo you get the best out of system suppliers