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Medicines optimisation clinical network launch event


Hedsor House, Taplow SL6 0HX

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Book your place by contacting Paula Bradley by 18 April.


The aims of this event are to:

  • introduce attendees to the aims and objectives of the Oxford AHSN
  • describe the work of the Best Care Programme
  • explain the importance of Medicines Optimisation
  • describe the projects to be progresses by the Medicines Optimisation Clinical Network.


Draft programme

  • Welcome and introductions – Bhulesh Vadher, Oxford AHSN Medicines Optimisation Clinical Network Lead
  • Introduction to Oxford AHSN – Prof Gary Ford CBE
  • The Best Care Programme – Mr Chandi Ratnatunga
  • The importance of medicines optimisation – Clare Howard, Deputy Chief Pharmacist, NHS England
  • Medicines Optimisation Clinical Network

+ reduction in unwarranted variation

+ QIPP and waste reduction

+ provision of medicines information knowledge on discharge

+ developing strategic relationships with pharmaceutical industry partners

  • Patient and Public Involvement Engagement and Experience (PPIEE) – Dr Sian Rees
  • Discussion and questions
  • Summary



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