“With over 22,000 medication errors a year in the UK according to a recent NHS study, it is clear to see why the digitisation of prescribing and medicines management is one of the highest priority improvement mandates for patient safety today.”  – Dr. Francis Andrews

The UK’s leading medicines management specialist JAC [stand K26], is delighted to announce that Dr. Francis Andrews, Assistant Medical Director & EPMA Project Chairman at St. Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, will be speaking at Health & Care on June 28 at 10:30am on how its new EPMA is transforming medicines administration, reducing prescription errors and enhancing patient safety.

Presentation highlights:

  • Winning & keeping team cooperation
  • Choosing the right EPMA supplier
  • Creating successful pilot conditions
  • Integrating with PAS & other systems
  • Change management & training (including agency staff)
  • Identifying paper-to-digital transition issues
  • Reducing prescription errors
  • Integrated medicines data flow from admission to discharge
  • Extending EPMA into the community


Dr. Francis Andrews


How EPMA is transforming patient safety at St. Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

June 28, 10:30-11am

Digital Theatre II

Dr. Andrews’ full EPMA case study is available here.