Yellow Card Scheme
This guide for pharmacists outlines the importance of reporting the following to the Yellow Card Scheme (YCS):
- Suspected adverse drug reactions (often referred to as side effects)
- Medical device adverse incidents
- Suspected defective or counterfeit medicine or medical devices.
It also explains how pharmacists can contribute to this important patient safety activity, including when and how to report, and how to promote others to do the same.
Updated: 31 October 2022