Medicines Management Workshop

Submitted by Sarah Fletcher on Wed, 09/08/2017 - 15:04

Urgent Health UK are holding a Medicines Management workshop on Thurs 21st Sept 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 (09.30 Registration & Coffee) at Bardoc, Moorgate PCC Room 148, 22 Derby Way, Bury BL9 0NJ.

This workshop is suitable for Medical Directors, Clinical Governance Leads, Operations Leads, Pharmaceutical Leads and those managing medicines.

Objectives

  • To share good practice
  • To identify common problems and seek solutions
  • To improve the provision of medicines in out of hours
  • To enable benchmarking for a CQC visit

Topics Include:

  • Drugs
    • NICE Guidelines
    • Controlled drugs and licenses
    • Antimicrobial Resistance/ antibiotic guardianship
    • Medicines supply/wholesale dealing? 
  • Prescriptions
    • 'Big data' - how we can better use date to improve prescribing
    • how could pharmacists better support OOH provision
    • Prescription security 
  • Policies
    • Having a set of standard policies/procedures that could be worked up and shared for local amendment
    • Use of promissory bits and charging patients for treatment issues.
  • Patient Group Directions