Ostomy: improving patients’ quality of life and the role of portuguese pharmacies in primary care

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: NOGUEIRA, Ana (Associação Nacional das Farmácias, Serviços Farmacêuticos)
  • Co-author(s): Joana Viveiro: Pharmacy Services Department (DSF), National association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Ana Fernandes Nogueira: Pharmacy Services Department (DSF), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Rute Horta: Pharmacy Services Department (DSF), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Lígia Garcia: Medicines Information Center (CEDIME), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Catarina Lourenço: Medicines Information Center (CEDIME), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Alexandra Simões: Medicines Information Center (CEDIME), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    António Salvador: Medicines Information Center (CEDIME), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Paulo Silva: School of Post-Graduation in Health and Management (EPGSG), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Marisa Gomes: School of Post-Graduation in Health and Management (EPGSG), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Rita Santos: School of Post-Graduation in Health and Management (EPGSG), National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Cátia Marques: Board, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Portuguese pharmacies are progressively assuming themselves as "prevention and therapeutic centers", offering diversified services focused on the patient. In 2017, a new regulation allowed ostomy patients to access their products at pharmacies, with a full and immediate reimbursement.

    Methods

    Portuguese National Association of Pharmacies

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