Medicines in primary care: towards a patient-centred approach to quality
Source: Quality in Primary Care, Volume 15, Number 4, August 2007 , pp. 213-219(7)
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd.
Abstract:Access to, and use of, medicines were key areas identified for improvement in the NHS Plan in 2000.
In this discussion paper and in relation to the primary care setting we:
consider the problems that patients have in accessing and using medicines
review relevant initiatives in NHS policy and practice, and their effects
propose standards for patient-centred medicines management
Document Type: Short Communication
Affiliations: 1: Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy, Keele University School of Pharmacy, UK 2: General Practitioner, Fisher Medical Centre, Skipton, UK 3: Patient Representative and Advocate for Explicit Standards in Health Care, UK
Publication date: August 1, 2007