Delivering an integrated GPand medicines management service for the residents of

This project conducted by the Thames Valley HIEC on behalf of South Central SHA investigated the impact of implementing a high quality integrated GP and Medicines Management Service to the residents of care homes. Findings suggest that it is cost effective and can deliver at least a 40% reduction in hospital admissions and a 17% reduction in prescribing. Moreover, during the life of the project, 89% of residents were able to die in the place of their own choosing.

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Date: 20 April 2012