Taking a cluster approach to addressing high rates of co-amoxiclav prescribing in primary care

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: TUCKER, Avril (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Medicines Management)
  • Co-author(s): Avril Jane Tucker
  • Abstract:

    Background

    A pharmacist worked within a cluster of 8 GP practices. Cluster was chosen due to variation in antibiotic use between practices, providing opportunity to understand drivers and address them appropriately

    Methods

    • Audit co-amoxiclav prescribing, including indication & associated free-text in journal entry
    • Bespoke action plan for each

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