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Electronic Yellow Card Scheme

Volume 400: debated on Wednesday 26 February 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many adverse drug reactions were reported by nurses to the electronic yellow card scheme in January 2003. [97138]

In January 2003, the Medicines Control Agency and the Committee on Safety of Medicines received two reports of suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs) submitted by nurses using the electronic yellow card, out of a total of 24 electronic reports of suspected ADRs from all health professionals during this time.