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Polypharmacy

10 results found for: polypharmacy

Tackling prescribed medicine dependence and withdrawal

Community pharmacists need to be part of the solution for the millions of people across the UK grappling with prescription drug dependence and withdrawal.

PDA asks chancellor for pharmacy medication service funding

The PDA asks Sajid Javid for funding to allow pharmacists to have more detailed talks with patients about their medicines.

Age UK urges Government action on polypharmacy

Age UK warns that inappropriate polypharmacy is jeopardising the health and safety of older people. 

New polypharmacy guidance from RPS

There is increasing focus in the healthcare sector on the issues that can occur as a result of polypharmacy

Drug use in the elderly

How can we tackle inappropriate prescribing and poor adherence in elderly patients?

Drug use in the elderly

More integrated interventions are essential to tackle inappropriate prescribing and poor adherence in elderly patients

Keith Ridge to lead NHS over-prescribing review

The review will look to address ‘problematic polypharmacy’ and the management of non-reviewed repeat prescriptions

CPPE: Polypharmacy spring learning campaign

CPPE's latest learning campaign aims to highlight the issue of polypharmacy.

CPPE tackles polypharmacy in latest learning campaign

CPPE's new learning campaign is on polypharmacy – get involved!

Polypharmacy increases elderly hospitalisations

Polypharmacy and other factors associated with increased risks of hospitalisation among nursing home residents



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