Revolutionising eye drop compliance - improving quality of care, patient safety and quality of life
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHIU, Fiona (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Pharmacy)
- Co-author(s): Fiona Chiu
Sarah Thomas: Pharmacy, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
Cathy Kitney: Pharmacy, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
Patient support for ophthalmic medicines adherence is not an established part of patient pathways despite 50% being non-compliant.By providing patients/carers with the correct level of support to then poor clinical outcomes,unnecessary polypharmacy and/or financial losses can be minimised,benefitting patients/carers and the NHS,as well.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.