Efi Mantzourani is a lecturer in pharmacy practice and leader of undergraduate placement-based learning at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University.
The 2009 Care Quality Commission annual report revealed limitations in the transfer of information between sectors. When a patient is discharged from hospital with a change of medicine, completeness and timeliness of the information were highlighted as issues. In Wales, to improve communication between primary and secondary care and to aid the seamless transition of care for the patient, the discharge medicines review (DMR) service was established in autumn 2011. DMRs are carried out b
Role-emerging placements enable pharmacy students in all years to work with members of the public and learn about their needs.
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