NPC Archive Item: Patient Safety First – The How-to Guide for Measurement for Improvement

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. Introduction Published in March 2009 by Patient Safety First, The How-to Guide for Measurement for Improvement stresses the importance of demonstrating whether changes lead to genuine improvement with particular […]

NPC Archive Item: NPC Podcast – 17th March 2009

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. Carl Dawood talks to Chris Town, a former PCT Chief Executive, and Richard Seal, Programme Consultant in Medicines Management at NHS West Midlands, about developments within medicines management and […]

NPC Archive Item: Guidance for GP practices on achieving best value from the community pharmacy medicines use review service; and for the implementation of repeat dispensing

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC), British Medical Association (BMA) and NHS Employers jointly published two pieces of guidance for GP practices in January 2009. These were ‘achieving best […]

NPC Archive Item: Transforming Community Services and World Class Commissioning

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. Published in January 2009 by the Department of Health, Transforming community services and world class commissioning: resource pack for commissioners of community services sets out basic principles for commissioning […]

NPC Archive Item: January Drug Safety Update from MHRA/CHM

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. The Drug Safety Update is an NHS Evidence accredited provider 29th January 2009 Introduction The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) […]