Medicines reconciliation & Medication history

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Pharmacists can use this guide to support with undertaking a medicine reconciliation, including what sources of information to use and how to take an accurate medication history. 

First published: 17 March 2023

Sections on this page

  • What’s a medicines reconciliation?
  • Why is a medicine reconciliation important?
  • Opportunities for a medicine reconciliation
  • Taking a medication history
  • Sources of information
  • Documentation
  • Key points when undertaking medicines reconciliation 
  • Further information

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