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National Prescribing Centre tips for GPs

The National Prescribing Centre (NPC) has published Top Tips for GPs – Strategies for safer prescribing.

Written for the NPC by Professor Tony Avery from the University of Nottingham Medical School it discusses medication errors and patient harm in primary care, including:

  • Which patients are most at risk from medication errors
  • The drugs most commonly associated with preventable adverse events
  • The underlying causes of medication errors and how can these be prevented

Click the link below to download the tips:


  • 10 top tips for prescribing