Advice on taking medication safely

October 4, 2022

For this year’s World Patient Safety Day (17 September), Barts Health NHS Trust asked people for questions on the topic of taking medication safely.

Meet Sunaina and Sumaiyah who will be answering your questions

https://youtu.be/BB99Eu5TRcA

Here’s the response for question 1: What to do if you struggle to understand labels on medicines, especially if your first language isn’t English

https://youtu.be/1oiw_ud2NqM

Response to question 2: Where should I keep my medicines?

https://youtu.be/c_Cv5lRHoLU

Response to question 3: Does medicine have an expiry date?

https://youtu.be/XS8-a_32hK0

Response to question 4: What medicines can you take if you are breastfeeding?

https://youtu.be/AGDocW-s8tc

Response to question 5: What should you do, if you take too much medicine?

https://youtu.be/Xm09qR9T4Hw

Response to question 6: Is it safe to take vitamins and supplements if I am prescribed medication?

https://youtu.be/oUqJnsQWGzQ

Response to question 7: Help! All my tablets look the same and I get confused when taking them

https://youtu.be/3jJWKE05524

 



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