The network has been set up to aid communication and share best practice across the West Midlands Region for both Pharmacists and Technicians supporting medicines optimisation in Care Homes (Nursing and Residential). These meetings are being held in response to the NHS England and Improvement letter of 1st May requesting primary and community health support for care home residents. In the longer term, we hope for the network to continue whether that be online or face-to-face!
Key topics / Speakers
You will have the opportunity to discuss pertinent issues with like minded colleagues, including:
The network also forms part of the National Medicines Safety Improvement Programme which was started in response to the National Patient Safety Strategy (launched in September 2019).
The meeting will be hosted by NHS Coventry and Rugby and NHS Warwickshire North CCGs, and the West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative, part of the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, which has been funded to work with care homes on the safety of giving medicines.
By attending this event you will: