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.
Sepsis can lead to organ failure and death. However, early diagnosis and recognition in the pharmacy may help prevent these potentially fatal consequences.
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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