New GS1 position paper on the identification of the primary package level of drugs endorsed by the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP)

This position paper provides good practice recommendations that enable enhanced medication administration processes in care settings such as in hospitals, nursing homes, or at patient’s home for chronic diseases. It is adopted by stakeholder organisations that recognise how important it is to support efforts for enhanced safety in the medication process by sharing a joint vision to make this a reality and endorsed by European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP).


Stakeholders in the Healthcare market are invited to consider this position paper when planning their forward looking strategies and investments. In the future, market (e.g. hospital) requirements will become even stronger, so high expectations exist that demands and offers will come together on this topic, as patient safety in the medication administration process is recognised a high priority.

View the full position paper here