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Patient Led Clinical Medicines Reviews

28 March 2017Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Patient Empowerment, Pharmacy initiatives, The HMS Victory Award, The Rosa Parks Award

This novel approach involves people attending a group session on medicines, and then having the option of reviewing their medicines [...]

Multidisciplinary review of medication in nursing homes: a clinico-ethical framework

13 February 2017Categories: admission avoidance, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Pharmacy initiatives, Primary care, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship AwardTags: , , ,

A multidisciplinary team approach developed by Northumbria Healthcare FT has optimised medicines use in care homes, ensuring that residents or [...]

Stopping overmedicating people with a learning disability

25 January 2017Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Learning Disabilities, Pharmacy initiatives, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks Award

Stopping overmedicating people with a learning disability (STOMPLD) in Sunderland – a collaborative approach to improving quality of life in [...]

Enabling effective communication between NHS hospital & patient GP for anticoagulant dosing

25 January 2017Categories: Discharge Planning, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Pharmacy initiatives, The 4 Candles Award, Working Smarter

Derby Teaching Hospitals provide an electronic version of the Trust discharge summary to GP’s. This letter is an output from [...]

Care Home Pharmacists making a difference – the Vanguard way

17 January 2017Categories: #FabVanguardWeek, Care Homes, ECIST Network, Pharmacy initiatives, Vanguard

East and North Herts CCG has developed a Care Home service from a designated pharmacist - this short film provides [...]

Pharmacist Prescribing across a NHS Trust – The Northumbria Way

19 December 2016Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Pharmacy initiatives, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we can, Training

Following changes in legislation, we recognised the potential of pharmacist prescribing to enhance patient safety. Our initiative was to implement [...]

Reducing Medication Errors, optimising staff time and saving money!

11 December 2016Categories: Delivering efficiency savings, Digital technology, Fabulous Stuff, Nursing, Pharmacy initiatives, Staff/role initiatives, The HMS Victory Award, Working Smarter

Helen Skeete, Sister, Renal Ward, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Two years ago my ward was asked to participate [...]

The Blonde gets up close and personal with a Vanguard Community Pharmacist …..

05 December 2016Categories: #FabVanguardWeek, BLONDE, ECIST Network, Pharmacy initiatives, Vanguard

In the next in our series of getting to know the people behind the Vanguard programmes I got to ask [...]

Benchmarking will help hospital trusts meet Carter efficiency challenge

06 October 2016Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Pharmacy initiatives

The Carter review, published on 5 February 2016, indicated that substantial cost savings can be made across hospitals and hospital [...]

Druggles – improving medicines safety

02 October 2016Categories: FabCYPStuff, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Pharmacy initiatives, Staff/role initiatives, The 5127 Award, Together we can

Situation Awareness For Everyone (S.A.F.E) is a two year programme led by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health [...]

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