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Care-homes independent pharmacist prescribing study (chipps): experiences from a feasibility study
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: MASKREY, Vivienne (University of East Anglia, Norwich Medical School)
- Co-author(s): Christine Bond: Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Annie Blyth: Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
David P. Alldred: School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Carmel Hughes: School of Pharmacy, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
Richard Holland: Leicester Medical School, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
David Wright: School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
BackgroundPrescribing in care-homes (CHs) is suboptimal. Pharmacists, including those who prescribe (PIPs) are increasingly employed in CHs to improve resident outcomes.
One PIP and GP practice were recruited at four UK sites. Inclusion criteria were: caring sufficient CH residents to enable 10 to be recruited. The PIP service was delivered.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 4 October 2019