NHS Highland pharmacy champions – get in touch

THERE have been some recent changes to the pharmacy practitioner champions in NHS Highland, so this is a great opportunity to remind you what the pharmacy champion role is all about. Our role as champions is to assist pharmacists and pharmacy teams in the area by providing peer support on any community pharmacy contract services. This…

Polypharmacy reviews in dispensing GP practices

Where? NHS Highland What? Primary care clinical pharmacist providing face-to-face pharmaceutical care reviews for patients in two dispensing GP practices. Why? Based on PfE stating that patients of dispensing practices should receive pharmaceutical care support from a clinical pharmacist. Context Patients taking 4 or more medicines are invited for a “brown bag” annual medication review…

Polypharmacy reviews in care homes

Where? NHS Highland What? Primary Care Clinical Pharmacist providing face-to-face pharmaceutical care reviews for residents in all care homes in North Highland. Why? Based on Prescription for Excellence stating that care home patients have higher level of pharmaceutical care needs. Context All patients at care homes reviewed by pharmacist on admission to care home (including…