Bulletin 349. Look-alike sound-alike prescribing errors

This bulletin includes guidance on minimising the risk of LASA prescribing errors occurring due to similarities between medicines, which can result in patient harm.

This bulletin covers LASA errors at the point of prescribing.

Resources include: bulletin, briefing, educational presentation, LASA drug list, LASA ONS list, LASA prioritisation, patient leaflet, template LASA section of a GP practice medicine policy, text message template and searches.