Submission on Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety – Discussion Paper


Summary

Date: 16 October 2020

The RACGP has provided a response to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care on the discussion paper for the Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety, which is a significant issue in aged care.

The response highlights the need to include a pain management topic and provides comments on the polypharmacy, inappropriate use of antipsychotics and transitions of care sections of the discussion paper.

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