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To address the increasing challenge of inappropriate polypharmacy, clinicians are being encouraged to undertake medication reviews and stop medication that may no longer be safe or effective. However, stopping medicines can be very challenging.
Wessex AHSN and the Medicines Use and Safety team at NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service are delighted to have presented a National one day event at the Kings Fund, London focusing on the practical management of inappropriate polypharmacy.
Speaker topics included:
Polypharmacy a UK Perspective (size and nature of the polypharmacy problem in the UK)
A patient and family method of optimising medicines: multiple medication review
Evidence to support safe deprescribing
Deprescribing and the law: where do you stand?
Polypharmacy comparators for England
Managing multiple medication: What do I want from you? (expert patient)
Effective conversations: a behavioural approach to optimising medicines
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Clare Howard 5th July 2017.pdf
David Erskine The Evidence to Support Deprescribing - 5th July 2017.pdf
Nina Barnett Patient centred polypharmacy process 5 July 2017.pdf
Rupert Payne polypharmacy 5th July 2017.pdf
Sam Barnett-Cormack Patient perspective 5th July 2017.pdf