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Category list : Commissioning support units

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  • Big data concept

    Could big data be the future of pharmacy? Subscription

    20 APR 2017 13:31 By Janna Lawrence

    The information gleaned from vast amounts of data presents a promising way to maximise the value of medicines, from identifying poor adherence to improving quality of prescribing. Projects in both the UK and the United States are doing just that.

  • Reducing medication discrepancies in elderly patients Subscription

    6 JUN 2016 9:27 By Karamjit Khangura, Lilliana Alani

    Older patients are more susceptible to harm from polypharmacy and transfer between care settings can result in medication discrepancies. To address this issue Birmingham South Central Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), in partnership with NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit, conducted a pilot project, where prescribing support via a pharmacist and pharmacy technician were offered to GPs through conducting post-discharge medication reviews in patients who were aged ...

  • What do we know about commissioning? Subscription

    29 AUG 2012 10:18 By Dawn Connelly

    Next year, the NHS Commissioning Board will come to life and we will see the birth of a new commissioning environment in England. Dawn Connelly reviews what we know so far

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