Combining supplements with physician-prescribed medication is widely practised but this practice is neither medically approved nor are its benefits research-backed.
Four leading health care institutions in Singapore share about their world class quality patient safety culture and practice. Medication safety is one of the main concerns in upholding patient safety.
We seek medical care to get better, but sometimes errors can happen and result in unnecessary avoidable harm. Any treatment and procedure carry inherent risk of harm, but this can be avoided and prevented if both patients and health care staffs become active members of the health care team.
While the safe use of medications can improve and save lives, medication errors and unsafe medication practices can lead to avoidable harm and injury beyond what money can repair.