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New operational model to help pharmacy and medicines teams implement care home guidance

 

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New operational model to help pharmacy and medicines teams implement care home guidance

A new operational model to help pharmacy and medicines teams implement the NHS England and NHS Improvement guidance ‘Primary Care and Community Health Support for Care Homes’ is now available.

It describes the medicines and pharmacy contribution to the work and sets out how teams should collaborate across the NHS system and provides practical advice and resources and a model of service to help local systems reduce the risk of harm during the COVID-19 period by ensuring that consistent medicines and pharmacy services meet the needs of care home residents and staff. It includes an implementation plan to activate the model of service at local level. The work is being led and coordinated in each area by a CCG lead.  More…..