General Practice Medication Errors

Link to General Practice Medication Errors resource

Leaflet resource

NHS Resolution has received 112 claims into the CNSGP and ELSGP schemes relating to general practice medication error related incidents occurring (or reported) between April 2015 to March 2020. The British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that medication error rates are lowest in primary care, but because of the sectors size these account for nearly four out of every ten.

Of those claims 112 claims, 8 claims were settled with damages paid, 56 were closed with no damages paid and 48 of these claims remain open.

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