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'Polypharmacy can be a good thing and a bad thing'

C+D spoke to the Scottish government's Alpana Mair about reducing patients' medicines burden
C+D spoke to the Scottish government's Alpana Mair about reducing patients' medicines burden

Have you thought about how you can help patients manage their medicines burden?

Podcast

C+D clinical editor Kristoffer Stewart spoke to Alpana Mair, head of effective prescribing and therapeutics at the Scottish government, to find out what polypharmacy is and how community pharmacy teams can help reduce the medicines burden for their patients.

You can listen to the podcast in full below. Alternatively, subscribe to all of C+D's podcasts on iTunes or by searching 'Chemist+Druggist podcast' on your preferred android podcast app.

You can find out more about the Scottish government polypharmacy model of care group and polypharmacy guidance at the Effective Prescribing and Therapeutics website.

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