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Improving drug chart documentation in elective surgical patient admissions
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines state that all healthcare organisations should put policies
in place for medication reconciliation on admission. At Croydon University Hospital a medication history had previously been
taken in Foundation Year 1 (FY1) preoperative clinics. However, when these clinics were deemed unnecessary, this opportunity
for drug chart documentation was lost, along with an awareness of this responsibility among the FY1s.
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