Medicines Optimisation

Medicines optimisation - pharmacists working together with their local community to ensure better use of medicines

Medicine Use Reviews (MURs)

MURs are a part of the Advanced Services of the community pharmacy contract.  It aims to improve patients knowledge, concordance and use of medicines.

Information & resources to support you deliver MURs:

Implementing MURs

Acheiveing the 400 - a case study on successful implementation of the service

Building a sustainable service

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New Medicine Services (NMS)

The NMS provides an ideal opportunity to not only enhance your own working practice by making a difference to the health and well-being of patients, but also to build relationships with patients and other healthcare providers.

Resources to support you deliver the service:

NMS Support Pack

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Mini Guides to Conditions

Managing Communications

Promotional material to raise public awareness

Discharge Medicines Review Service (DMRS)

DMRS supports patients recently discharged into the community by providing information to reduce the risk of medication errors and medicines-related readmissions to hospital.

Resources to support you deliver the service:

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) 

Contract & Legislation

Communicating with GPs

Service Forms

Knowledge Centre

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