Seven ways practices can improve medicines safety

24th July 2019

Providers across all health and care settings are working to ensure safe, high-quality care, often in challenging circumstances, says the CQC. But incidents involving medicines are common. To make sure that individual people receive their [read more]

Medicines optimisation: why it’s important

18th April 2019

Karen O’Brien, controlled drug accountable officer (CDAO), Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, describes why medicines optimisation – a key focus for the NHS Long Term Plan – is important to her. She describes [read more]

Improving NHS Health Check uptake

1st February 2019

Recent figures from NHS England show that fewer than half of those eligible choose to attend their NHS health check. We look at what resources are available to practices to encourage those who are eligible [read more]