The Polypharmacy Challenge Blog
Have you ever wondered what work goes into making up prescriptions? This paper, hot off the press, invites you behind the pharmacy counter, to witness the work pharmacy staff do to safely dispense medicines.
- care for the technology
- care for each other and
- care for patients.
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.Read more...