National Medication Safety Programme (Safermeds) is the website of the HSE's National Medication Safety Programme. We work with you to improve the safe use of medicines.


Our work on COVID-19 related guidance on medication can be found here. Our work is also available on the 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.


Download my medicines box Get Started Box 2 Get involved box 2 Resources box 2

VTE (Blood clot) Prevention 

Preventing VTE info patients box Preventing VTE info healthcare staff box

Other Programmes of Work

WHO box Medication Record Templates box


Meet the team box Our priorities box Useful links box

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