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
  • Abstract:


    To design and test two different models of care:

    Model 1; SAPs undertaking face to face consultations with AF patients suitable for review of anticoagulation and agreeing the treatment plan with primary care staff

    Model 2; SAPs providing a ‘virtual clinic’ where AF patients not receiving anticoagulation were discussed and treatment agreed for


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