medicines management

medicines management

A term defined by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) as: “The clinical, cost-effective and safe use of medicines to ensure patients get the maximum benefit from the medicines they need, while at the same time minimising potential harm.”

Medicines management (MM) seeks to address medicines-related problems and optimise the use of medicines by providing advice on prescribing, medication monitoring, management of repeat prescribing systems and education and training on prescribing and the use of medicines.
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And statistics from the Medicines Management Programme showed one in 10 are popping an array of prescription sedatives and sleeping tablets.
Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) who visited The Conkers at Far Common Road, Mirfield, found the medicine room was not secure and said there were inaccuracies in the transcribing of how medicines should be administered in the medicines management records.
Essential Medicines Management for Mental Health Nurses
Nuku will be presenting at the congress about NZNO's role in advancing nursing practice in medicines management through collaborative partnerships.
These trials could focus on conditions for which there is an opportunity to enhance consumer care; Medicines management and reconciliation services for consumers at the point of transition between care sectors to reduce the potential for medicines misadventure; New and innovative community pharmacist outreach services to residential aged care facilities; and Screening and referral by pharmacists for cardiovascular
We were so concerned with the medicines management at Deneside Court that we sent two inspectors to look specifically into the pharmacy after the initial inspection.
Clinical director - head of Medicines Management, Cwm Taf University Health Board, Mr Howard Rowe, said: "We all know someone, a relative or friend, who has a cupboard or drawer full of medicines that are not being taken.
A project, which looked at boosting the weight of older South Tyneside patients, won the Value and Improvement in Medicines Management category in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards.
e work has been led by NHS Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Groups' (CCG) Medicines Management Team.
Commissioning support units provide support services to the NHS, including medicines management, complaints and finance staff.
NHS Tees medicines management team was awarded first place in the medicines management category at this year's Health Service Journal Efficiency Awards.
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