MP4 Lithium Policy


Category
Medicine management
Code
MP4
Issue No
4

Target Audience

All clinical staff ,PCT health professional colleagues, sharing with acute Hospital colleagues

Purpose

Aim for safe prescribing of lithium including action to be taken to maintain lithium levels within the therapeutic range, to standardise the monitoring Trust wide and provide suitable patient information to reduce the risk of toxicity.

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Lead Mental health pharmacist
01244 397379


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

30 July 2015

Review Date

30 July 2016

Approval Meeting

Medicines Management Group (MMG)

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