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 […]

NPC Archive Item: Medicines Management Self Assessment Toolkit – Mental Health

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 toolkit, which was introduced in April and prepared by the National Institute for Mental Health in England (NIMHE), is designed to help Mental Health Trusts (MHTs) to review […]

NPC Archive Item: Improving emergency and inpatient care for people with diabetes

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? Released by the National Diabetes Support Team in April 2008, ‘Improving emergency and inpatient care for people with diabetes’ is the report of […]

NPC Archive Item: Using healthcare professionals to deliver organisational improvements

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? Primary Care Contracting, commissioned by the Department of Health, has published a number of case studies that highlight the innovative work being undertaken […]

NPC Archive Item: Medicines Reconciliation – Update & Extra 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 guide to the implementation of medicines reconciliation was launched on the 29th February 2008. The purpose of the document is to give practical guidance to healthcare professionals, […]