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The annual Patient Environmental Action Team inspection, carried out by the National Patient Safety Agency, took place earlier this year and gave a top award for environment, food and privacy and dignity.
The National Clinical Assessment Service (NCAS), part of the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA), received 1,020 referrals requesting advice in 2010/11, a 5% rise on the previous year.
Presented alphabetically, about 300 drugs are covered, with information on pre-treatment checks, dosing, preparation and routes of administration, compatibility and stability, monitoring requirements during treatment, side effects, interactions, pharmacokinetics, action in case of overdose, counseling, and risk ratings based on the UK's National Patient Safety Agency tool for risk assessment.
They include the National Patient Safety Agency which studies medical accidents and "near misses" to spot doctors' mistakes.
The 20-bed Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre scored near top marks in the findings of the National Patient Safety Agency.
The alerts are issued by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) and require NHS trusts to take action on certain problems.
The National Patient Safety Agency has issued an alert after 281 incidents since 2004.
Services at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust have been inspected as part of Patient Environment Action Team (PEAT) assessments by the National Patient Safety Agency.