NPC Archive Item: Rimonabant marketing authorisation to be suspended

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 MHRA has announced the Europe-wide suspension of the Marketing Authorisation for rimonabant▼ (Acomplia®) following recommendations from the EMEA’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CMHP). The CMHP […]

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: 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: 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, […]