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Hospice staff's 11 drug errors

MISTAKES managing patients' medication at a Scottish hospice have been highlighted in an inspection report.

Staff at St Andrew's Hospice, in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire made 11 such errors in seven months, according to a probe conducted by officials from Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

Geoff Sage, chief executive of the hospice, said it had tightened up on its procedures.

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