NPC Archive Item: Shared decision making – ideas and some tools to help

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. 4th May 2011 A BMJ editorial and a feature article reporting an expert discussion mark the signing of the Salzburg statement on shared decision making (reproduced at the end of […]

NPC Archive Item: Resources relating to Better Care, Better Value indicators

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. 9th April 2009 The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement has recently released four Better Care, Better Value Indicators (BCBV) relating to prescribing. NPC includes resources which will help […]

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: The lifecycle of medicines: new web 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. MHRA. My medicine: From laboratory to pharmacy shelf. 26th September 2008 The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has launched a new web resource about medicines. It aims to […]

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 […]