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Addressing the Polypharmacy Challenge in Older People

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Navigating systems of care and their intersections in the context of multimorbidity

We are looking for a PhD student to join the APOLLO-MM project team to develop an independent project to study the lived experience of working-age adults who are affected by multiple medical conditions, with a particular focus on patients with co-existing physical and mental health problems.

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Doing safety in a community pharmacy

Deborah and I have been on our travels again, this time to Manchester to attend the Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) annual conference. The theme of this year’s meeting was ‘Medication without Harm – WHO is Responsible’. The conference centred on the WHO’s 3rd Global Patient Safety Challenge: Medication without Harm, with the global goal of reducing severe, avoidable medication-related harm by 50% by 2022. The goal focuses on three key action areas: polypharmacy, high-risk situations and transitions of care.

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