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 […]

NPC Archive Item: Training Programme to Improve the Safety of Patients

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 National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) has recently launched a Foresight Training Resource Pack to improve the safety of patients treated in the NHS. It covers many areas of […]

NPC Archive Item: First Accredited Pharmacists with Special Interests

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. Two pharmacists from Bradford have become the first in the country to be accredited with special interests. The accreditation process which was locally determined and nationally recognised included a […]

NPC Archive Item: NPC Podcast – 7th May 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 brief review of the medicines management news from the past month followed by a more detailed look at medicines reconciliation. [podcast]http://www.npc.nhs.uk/podcast/mm_may08.mp3[/podcast] Subscribe to the NPC podcast via the […]