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BSc Psych, Adv. Dip. Psych, PhD UNSW

Dr Peter Gates started working for CHSSR in early 2017 coming from an extensive background of research focussing on illicit drug use and primarily cannabis use. Peter has published extensively on treatments for cannabis use disorder and assisted in establishing the Cannabis Information Helpline. Presently, Peter’s work focusses on the assessment of medication errors and adverse drug events in paediatrics. His work in this field will help to establish the extent of the problem and go on to develop strategies to improve inpatient safety.

Research interests

Paediatrics, Medication Errors, Patient Safety

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Medication safety incidents in paediatric oncology after electronic medication management system implementation

Lichtner, V., Baysari, M., Gates, P., Dalla-Pozza, L. & Westbrook, J. I., 1 Nov 2019, In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 28, 6, p. 1-9 9 p., e13152.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prevalence of medication errors among paediatric inpatients: systematic review and meta-analysis

    Gates, P. J., Baysari, M. T., Gazarian, M., Raban, M. Z., Meyerson, S. & Westbrook, J. I., Nov 2019, In : Drug Safety. 42, 11, p. 1329-1342 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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