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Targeted CVD MURs

Targeted CVD MURs

This module covers:

  • The recent changes to target groups and requirements for MUR consultations
  • Guidance for conducting MURs in patients with or at risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Tips for a successful MUR consultation

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As of January 1, 2015, a new national target group for MURs has been added. This target group was agreed by NHS England and PSNC in September 2014 and focuses on patients at risk of or diagnosed with cardiovascular disease and regularly being prescribed at least four medicines.1

In addition to this change, from April 2015 community pharmacists will need to ensure that at least 70 per cent of their MURs are within one of the, now, four target groups. This is an increase from

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