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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
    Anne Joshua
  • Abstract:

    Background

    The 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..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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