The government’s latest scheme to tackle thinly stretched NHS services is set to launch on 29 October 2019, and it places community pharmacy at its core.
Callum Brown details a typical day improving the quality of care at a large NHS trust.
Communication between hospital and community pharmacists when patients are discharged is often absent, which can have a detrimental impact on patients’ health. The transfers of care around medicines — or ‘TCAM’ — scheme is beginning to change this, but there are several obstacles to overcome.
In collaboration with GSK, this campaign aims to provide pharmacists with the tools to help their pharmacy teams deliver a consistent level of care, putting self-care and antimicrobial stewardship at the centre of cold and flu consultations for the benefit of patients.
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