Whakahau Rongoā | Medicine management

Indicator 10: Prescribing and medicine reconciliation

Criteria Standard Evidence
10.1 The practice ensures all medicines prescribed, administered or supplied are recorded in the Practice Management System (PMS). Medical warnings are noted.
  • Clinical record review.
10.2  The practice has a documented policy for repeat prescribing.
  • A documented repeat prescribing policy.
10.3  The practice ensures standing orders, where used, comply with the Ministry of Health's Standing Order Guidelines 2016.
  • Documented standing orders policy and procedures.
  • A list of standing orders used in the practice.
  • Evidence of countersigning or auditing of standing orders.
  • Annual review of the standing order(s) by the issuer.
  • Evidence of annual training and review of each registered nurse working with standing order(s).
10.4  The practice undertakes medicines reconciliation in a timely manner.
  • A documented medicine reconciliation policy and procedure including discharge/clinic letters.

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