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Exploration of prescribing error reporting across primary care: a qualitative study.

Hall N, Bullen K, Sherwood J, et al. Exploration of prescribing error reporting across primary care: a qualitative study. BMJ Open. 2022;12(1):e050283. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050283

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April 13, 2022
Hall N, Bullen K, Sherwood J, et al. BMJ Open. 2022;12(1):e050283.

Reporting errors is a key component of improving patient safety and patient care. Primary care prescribers and community pharmacists in Northeast England were interviewed about perceived barriers and enablers to reporting medication prescribing errors, either internally or externally. Motivation, capability, and opportunity influenced reporting behaviors.