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Topic: Medicines reconciliation

May 10, 2018
Patients being discharged from hospital care are set to benefit from a new system that enables and speeds up communication with community pharmacists, improving patient safety

Eastern AHSN is rolling out a new electronic medication optimisation pathway (EMOP) for the east of England, to ensure patients get the most from their medicines and remain in a better state of health, with support from their community pharmacist.

March 8, 2017
A pharmacist whose innovation is improving care for patients was one of five winners from Lancashire at the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards

Alistair Gray, Chief Pharmacist at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, was named Innovation Champion at the recent North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards on 9 February 2017.


Alistair was awarded for his work in developing and establishing ‘Refer to Pharmacy’ – a tool that has led to huge improvements in patients’ use of medication after being discharged from hospital.


May 28, 2015
The benefits and experiences of implementing summary care record viewing in a UK mental health Trust are examined


November 21, 2013
Pfizer will extend its medicines optimisation awareness campaign into 2013 with a launch to consumers on the 25th of November. This year, the campaign which first appeared in October 2012, reveals statistics from a new patient survey about how the public take their medicines highlighting the importance of medicines adherence and the expertise available within community pharmacy to support patients in getting the best out of their medicines.


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