NPC Archive Item: NICE Guideline: Medicines concordance and adherence: involving adults and carers in decisions about prescribed medicines (Draft for consultation)

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. What is the background to this? More and more people are being prescribed an increasing amount of medication. The NICE draft guideline on medicines concordance and adherence: involving adults […]

NPC Archive Item: NPC Podcast – 7th August 2008

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 NPC’s Director of Medicines Management, Richard Seal, takes a look back at developments within medicines management over the last 7 years. [podcast]http://www.npc.nhs.uk/podcast/mmaug08.mp3[/podcast] Subscribe to the NPC podcast via […]

NPC Archive Item: NPC Podcast – 3rd July 2008

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. A talk with Mark Pilling, Acting Deputy Head of Medicines Management, about some of the medicines management developments at Knowsley PCT followed by a brief review of the medicines […]

NPC Archive Item: Poor medicines communication may lead to preventable readmissions

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. Communication gaps and readmissions to hospital for patients over 75 years and older: an observational study. Evidence to support medicines management interventions that prevent or reduce hospital readmissions is […]

NPC Archive Item: Personalising medicines management – New Resource

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 NPC’s new document on personalising medicines management was launched at the 9th Annual Conference for PCT prescribing advisers this week. The purpose of the document is to provide […]

NPC Archive Item: NPC Podcast – 6th June 2008

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. A talk with Alison Ewing, Clinical Director of Pharmacy, about some of the medicines management developments at the Royal Liverpool & Broadgeen NHS Trust followed by a brief review […]