High Risk Medicines- June 2013

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Listed below is the high level evidence on Deteriorating patient and their handover produced by NICE, SIGN and NHS based organisations. Also included are the European Society guidelines where available. This list is produced and maintained by HEFT Library Services to support VITAL 4 Medics core skills programme developed in the Trust.

National Guidelines & Non-UK Guidelines (includes Professional Bodies/Associations)                       

Consensus guide on identification of potential high risk injectable medicines – UKMi 2012

The Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines – a Team Approach – Royal Pharmaceutical Society 2005



NHS Evidence


Reducing Harm from High Risk Medicines – Patient Safety First 2008