Pharmaceutical Care Awards was supported by GlaxoSmithKline.
A closer look at all the finalist pharmaceutical care projects that were presented at the 23rd annual Pharmaceutical Care Awards 2015 held on 18 June in London. The awards recognise innovation and good practice in pharmaceutical care. They are jointly organised by The Pharmaceutical Journal and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, and are supported by GlaxoSmithKline.
The winners of the Pharmaceutical Care Award 2015 discuss their primary care project.
The audience choice winners explain why their Pharmaceutical Care Awards project should be replicated.
High-risk patients from 70 care homes in London received personalised care plans from a multi-disciplinary project team.
A London-based team, who helped reduce complications for patients with diabetes before and during surgery, were finalists in this year’s Pharmaceutical Care Awards.
A project in Northern Ireland has demonstrated the value of a consultant pharmacist reviewing medicines for patients in nursing homes.
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The audience choice award was presented to a community pharmacy project that focused on testing for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV in the Isle of Wight.
A team of six, who secured a place in the final of the Pharmaceutical Care Awards, have saved North Bristol NHS Trust an estimated £1m per year with their medicines reconciliation project.
Medicines reviews performed by pharmacists in general practice help to reduce polypharmacy burden by 20%.
Winning entry demonstrated the benefit of pharmacist input to GPs’ medicines reviews for older people.
Consultant pharmacist-led case management service focused on older people in intermediate care wins Pharmaceutical Care Award.
The NHS could save £470m a year if all community pharmacies adopted the services piloted by one of the Pharmaceutical Care Awards finalist teams.
Launching a community falls prevention service has identified at-risk patients and strengthened ties with secondary care teams.
A look at how a framework was developed for multidisciplinary reviews of medication in nursing homes, involving residents in decision making.