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Dr Ridge: Doctors, pharmacists and patients need to work together to address polypharmacy
The country’s chief pharmaceutical officer Keith Ridge has been asked to look into instances of “patients taking multiple medicines unnecessarily”,...
10/12/2018 4
C+D spoke to the Scottish government's Alpana Mair about reducing patients' medicines burden
C+D clinical editor Kristoffer Stewart spoke to Alpana Mair, head of effective prescribing and therapeutics at the Scottish government, to find out...
07/11/2018 0
Sheila Ryder: There is a skill in identifying what is at the root of a patient’s adherence issue
C+D clinical editor Kristoffer Stewart speaks to Sheila Ryder, associate professor in pharmacy practice at Trinity College Dublin, and discusses how...
18/09/2018 0
From this module you will learn: How to counsel patients when polypharmacy occurs About patient-centred care and the use of monitored dose systems...
26/01/2017 0
From this module you will learn: what is meant by polypharmacy how to be aware of the factors leading to polypharmacy the consequences of...
18/01/2017 0
Community pharmacy is increasingly involved in schemes to help individuals with multiple chronic illnesses to manage their complex medicine regimes....
01/09/2016 3
Pharmacy could struggle to improve the care of patients on multiple medicines because GPs are reluctant to refer them for MURs, pharmacists have...
06/12/2013 11
Home is where the heart is. Or, more accurately, the residential home is where the heart drug is. And the osteoporosis treatment. And the...
30/10/2013 0
The Scottish government has urged prescribers to inform pharmacists of changes to patient medication. Prescribers should consider whether a...
09/11/2012 0