To reduce medication related incidents in paediatric medicine in-patient wards by 25% by 31st December 2022.
More than 237 million medication incidents per year in England with estimated cost £98 million and 1700 lives per year.
Medication related incidents remain high in paediatric medicine department at HUTH, despite regular induction and training for the trainees and nurses.
The dose calculation in paediatrics is based on weights, body surface area and age. Hence there are greater chances of making errors.