Medicines reconciliation

Medicines reconciliation is the process some hospital staff will use to find out what medicines you were taking before you came into hospital and make sure you are prescribed the correct medications when you are admitted.

Definition submitted by a consensus panel held at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Trust with members of an existing PPI panel. The piece of work has been featured in Health Expectations and also won best poster at the 2018 HSRPP: Health Services Research & Primary Practice Conference in Newcastle.