The objective of the national Medicines Safety Improvement Programme is to help patients get the maximum benefit from their medicines and reduce waste with an overarching aim to reduce medication related harm in health and social care, focusing on high risk drugs, situations and vulnerable patients.
Each area of work in this programme intends to make medicines safety part of routine practice, ensure medicines use is as safe as possible and understand the patients’ experience.
The national Medicines Safety Improvement Programme (MedSIP) is led by NHS England and Improvement’s patient safety team. The programme is delivered by the West of England Patient Safety Collaborative. Learn more about the West of England's MedSIP.