Innovative models of care: using specialist pharmacists to improve anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation in primary care
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
- Type: Poster
- By: WILLIAMS, Helen (Health Innovation Network, Medicines Optimisation, Beckenham, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Helen Williams: Medicines Optimisation, NHS Southwark CCG, London, United Kingdom;, Health Innovation Network, London, United Kingdom
Sharron Gordon: Wessex Academic Health Science Network, Southampton, United Kingdom
Alison Brown: Pharmacy Department, King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Rosalind Bryne: Pharmacy Department, Kings College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Anna Hodgkinson: Medicines Optimisation, NHS Lambeth CCG, London, United Kingdom
Nadya Hamedi: Medicines Optimisation Team, NHS Southwark CCG, London, United Kingdom
Tamara Everington: Haematology Department, Hampshire Hospitals, Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Anthony Leung: Badgers Wood Surgery, Bordon, United Kingdom
Kevin Wood: Bordon GP Surgey, Bordon, United Kingdom
BackgroundAnticoagulation for atrial fibrillation (AF) is sub-optimal and there is significant opportunity to utilise Specialist Anticoagulant Pharmacists (SAPs) to address this unmet need in primary care.
PurposeTo develop and test two innovative models utilising SAPs to increase the proportion of patients anticoagulated for AF.
MethodsTo design .. 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