Accurate ‘Medicines reconciliation’

The below message has been sent from Maxine Davis, Lead Pharmaceutical Adviser, Social Care Integration, Hertfordshire, and West Essex Integrated Care Board (ICB). Following several recent medication errors, the ICB care home pharmacy team would like to ask care home...

New prescription charge freezes to help ease cost of living…

New prescription charge freezes to help ease the cost of living… Freeze will help ease the cost-of-living pressures on households, saving £17 million overall Comes alongside record government NHS investment to tackle the COVID-19 backlog and reduce waiting times...

Vitamin D

In 2016 Public Health England issued guidance that population groups at increased risk of vitamin D deficiency (such as people who are confined indoors, including those in care homes) should take a daily 10 micrograms/400 units vitamin D supplement throughout the...