- Mr Peter Armstrong
Palliative Care Pharmacist, BHSCT and Marie Curie Hospital, Belfast.
- Mr David Loughlin
Pharmacy advisor, SPPG
To provide an update on medicines optimisation issues for adults with multiple long term conditions, with a focus on older people.
Having attended this webinar you will be able to:
- Understand the implications of polypharmacy
- Consider patient groups that are likely to be taking many medicines and are particularly vulnerable to adverse drug reactions
- Use the PrescQIPP IMPACT tool to help prioritise deprescribing decisions in patients taking several drugs which could be stopped
- Deprescribe, reduce or substitute inappropriate medicines through a structured medication review for patients, involving the patient and their family members/carers in the discussion and any decision