National Medication Safety Programme (Safermeds)

We work with you to improve the safe use of medicines.


Our work on COVID-19 related guidance on medication can be found on the COVID-19 HSE Clinical Guidance: Covid-19 HSE Clinical Guidance and Evidence Repository

"Know Check Ask" for your safety

Do you know your medicines? Do you keep a list? Can you describe and discuss your medicines with healthcare professionals and family when you want to?

Please click on the content below to learn more about the “Know Check Ask” campaign to help take medicines safely.

VTE (Blood clot) Prevention 

Other Programmes of Work

Connect with us

  • Ciara Kirke, Clinical Lead, Medication Safety
  • Muriel Pate, Medication Safety Specialist Pharmacist


Our Priorities

Find out more about our priorities in the Safermeds briefing

Useful Links

Find out more about Medication Safety

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