Agency for Quality in Medicine, Germany
|Originally developed by:||Working group “Medication Safety” of the German Coalition for Patient Safety|
|Country of origin:||Germany|
|Year of development:||2007|
|Last updated:||No information available|
|Next update:||No information available|
|Available in the following languages:||German|
|Reason for not fulfilling the requirements:||Not available in English|
Type of tool: tool for information of patients and relatives
The medication plan is a form for documenting the minimal information needed for safely prescribing medications. It is carried by the patient to ensure he/she is familiar with his/her medications and that all relevant medication information is available whenever medications are prescribed.
Patients and their prescribers, pharmacists
Applicability (setting e.g. inpatient care, outpatient care, long term care etc.)
All settings where patients are prescribed medications
Information on how the tool has been applied/tested in practice
The medication plan was disseminated via the German Coalition for Patient Safety. It is freely available on its website . The extent to which the form is used in routine care is unclear.