An investigation into prescribing errors made by independent pharmacist prescribers and medical prescribers at a large acute NHS hospital trust: a cross-sectional study

In study, 5840 prescriptions items were recorded; 1026 (17.6%) were prescribed by an independent pharmacist prescriber. Overall 479 errors were recorded in total. Pharmacists made significantly less prescribing errors than doctors (error rate 0.7% vs. 9.8%, respectively, p<0.01).


European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy