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Can medicines optimisation in care homes reduce admissions?
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: BAQIR, Wasim (NHS England, Medical Directorate)
- Co-author(s): Wasim Baqir: Medical Directorate, NHS England, London, United Kingdom;Pharmacy, Northumbria Healthcare, North Shields, United Kingdom
Steven Barrett: Pharmacy, Northumbria Healthcare, North Shields, United Kingdom
David Campbell: Pharmacy, NHS England, North Shields, United Kingdom
BackgroundThe Care Homes Use of Medicines Study (CHUMS) study1 and the Making Care Safer2 report highlighted medicines use in care homes as an area of concern: medication errors, excess medicines, lack of reviews and residents involvement. The Shine care home project developed a pragmatic framework for pharmacist-led medication reviews where.. 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