Medicines optimisation in multimorbidity, polypharmacy and frailty

The UKCPA/JOMO study day has become the main event in the respiratory pharmacy calendar. Despite the challenges this year this speakers and sessions were excellent.
NHS attendee at the UKCPA/JOMO respiratory study day
Satellite Medicines optimisation in multimorbidity, polypharmacy and frailty
Speakers Professor Nina Barnett, Consultant Pharmacist, Care of Older People, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust & NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service. EMCC EQA Practitioner level coach, Visiting Professor, Kingston University, London
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What is multimorbidity, frailty, polypharmacy?

How do they impact on medicines for older people?

What tools can be used to identify people at risk?

What methods can be used to ensure person-centred, evidence based consultations to deliver personalised care?

What about measuring outcomes?

Biography: Nina Barnett is a Consultant Pharmacist with a proven track record in both strategic an operational development relating to clinical pharmacy and clinical leadership in the area of older people. Nina has developed and delivered MSc level courses to health care professionals including care of older people and prescribing pharmacists at The School of Pharmacy University College London and Kings College London. She has also designed and delivered health coaching training to consultants, GPs nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals, nationally and internationally. Nina has pioneered the use of coaching in pharmacy to optimising patient adherence and is a national leader in use of health coaching for medicines-related patient care.  She has devised and published work on a person-centred approach to medication review to promote medicines optimisation, management of polypharmacy and safe, effective deprescribing.

Her current work includes developing, implementing and validating the award winning integrated medicines support service (HSJ awards 2015) focussing on reducing risk of preventable medicines-related readmission for older people in both hospital and primary care

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