Table 1

Examples of safety and monitoring Indicators10

Prescribing Safety Indicator 2Risperidone prescribed to a patient with dementia and without psychotic illness, for more than 6 weeks
Monitoring Indicator 3Prescribing lithium without monitoring lithium plasma levels within the previous 6 months, or within the last 3 months if the patient is (1) aged ≥65 years, (2) has a diagnosis of renal impairment or (3) is in their first year of treatment