Introduction to Medicines Management. NPC definition. “A system of processes and behaviours that determines how medicines are used by patients and by healthcare services”
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Obtain and document relevant history
Decide on medicine
Ordering & preparation
Dispense & clinical check
Concordance & compliance
Patient understandingIdealised Medicines Pathway
Better access to services
Greater choice for patients
Better patient information
Promote self care
Use of skills
Do I keep taking my medicines or when should I stop?
Do I need a medicine?
How do I find out about different treatments?
Who decides which medicines I get?
How can I make sure my medicines suit me?
How am I involved in making decisions?
How do I get my medicine?
How do I find out more about my medicines?