- Nathalie Vesali-Anderson
- Latifah Swamad
- Laurenda Wegbe
- Kwan Wai Liu
Clinical pharmacists work in primary care as part of a multidisciplinary team in a patient facing role to clinically assess and treat patients using expert knowledge of medicines for specific disease areas.
Taking responsibility for patients with chronic diseases and undertaking clinical medication reviews to proactively manage people with complex polypharmacy, especially for the elderly, people in care homes and those with multiple comorbidities.
The team deliver the Structured Medication Reviews (SMRs) for high-risk groups. A focus for our PCN has been on complex polypharmacy and potentially addictive pain medication management.
- Release of GP and nurse time.
- Improved clinical and personal outcomes for patients from shared decision making in SMRs.
- Improved collaboration with Community Pharmacy
Contractual requirements: - SMR & Medicines optimisation DES/ Anticipatory Care DES/ Personalised Care DES