Polypharmacy is the concurrent use of five or more medicines by a single patient. Medication reviews are beneficial for these patients because circumstances change.
NHS Highland covers a vast area. 80 per cent of the population lives in pockets of a 12,500 square mile remote and rural landscape. Extensive travel is unavoidable for face-to-face medication reviews.The NHS Highland pharmacy team now uses Vision Anywhere during remote medication reviews.
- They can conduct the reviews from any location.
- Pharmacists have sight of medical records and can add details of interventions.
- There is no longer a need to travel to each GP practice to see their patients.
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