Table 3

Focus and quality of medication safety alerts

MD (n=46)DN (n=39)CG (n=40)Other (n=38)Total (n=167)
No (%)No (%)No (%)No (%)No (%)
Believe medication safety materials address issues of highest medication risk of harm to patients32 (69.6%)38 (97.4%)30 (75.0%)35 (92.1%)135 (80.8%)
Believe potential harm to patients has been justified convincingly33 (71.7%)38 (97.4%)27 (67.5%)30 (78.9%)128 (76.7%)
Believe materials are written in a clear and concise language38 (82.6%)35 (89.7%)34 (85.0%)34 (89.5%)141 (84.4%)
  • MD, Medical Director; DN, Director of Nursing; CG, Clinical Governance Director; OD, other director; CP, Chief Pharmacist.