This Primary Care Trust commissioned work involved auditing the Medicines Use Reviews (MUR) undertaken by Pharmacists within the locality, to ensure payment claims were accurate, to identify areas where training and support were required and share good practice. The audit produced interesting results and highlighted a number of training needs as well as some evidence [...]
This session was designed for a PharmaCo who were supporting a public health campaign, centered around patients who were self-managing their continence problems by purchasing pads from pharmacies. The company highlighted the need for pharmacists and their support staff to have training to improve their confidence when engaging patients who may be embarrassed, in order [...]
This evening event was designed and delivered for a PharmaCo who were interested in helping pharmacist undertake MURs for patients who were prescribed anticholinergic drugs. The brief centered around taking a patient centered approach during the MUR and looking at all factors that could negatively impact on the patients continence. The session was problem based [...]
Since the introduction of the Pharmacy Contract in 2005, PCOs have had a responsibility to monitor the compliance of pharmacy contractors within their area to ensure that core, advanced and locally commissioned enhanced services have been delivered in line with the service specifications and local governance arrangements. SCL has assisted local Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) [...]
This short module was designed to highlight the importance of detailed and constructive feedback as part of the assessment cycle. It examined the content of constructive feedback and how this can be used as a motivational tool. The session consisted of a PowerPoint presentation and discussion around examples of good feedback and poor feedback.
The aim of this self-study workbook is to provide knowledge and understanding of the necessary practical skills and knowledge to facilitate learning in the context of pharmacy practice and the pharmacy profession in Great Britain. LEARNING OUTCOMES There are FOUR outcomes: 1. Identify and describe your own preferred learning style 2. Describe the principles of [...]
This three hour session was developed for a PLT session at a dispensing surgery. The aim was to raise awareness of best practise within the dispensary, emphasise the role of written Standard Operating Procedures, the importance of correct endorsing and the Drug Tarrif and how to build in quality assurance processes to manage risk in [...]
Pharmacists have fought hard to provide enhanced services, such as cardiovascular risk assessments, influenza vaccination and phlebotomy services, and demonstrated that they can provide a professional and cost effective service close to the patients home. These services raise the profile of pharmacy, publically and professionally, but they also bring increased levels of professional risk and [...]