Medicines Matters – COVID-19 Special Bulletin 3

Medicine Matters – COVID-19 Bulletin 3 The NECS Medicines Optimisation Care Home & Social Care Support Team have produced a series of COVID-19 Special Bulletins to help Care Staff respond and adjust to the challenges and changes arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. The third Special Bulletin Includes: Communication covering effective handover and delegating medicine related tasks Digital technology, new Continue Reading »

Medicines Matters – COVID-19 Special Bulletin 4

Medicine Matters – COVID-19 Special Bulletin 4 The NECS Medicines Optimisation Care Home & Social Care Support Team have produced a series of COVID-19 Special Bulletins to help Care Staff respond and adjust to the challenges and changes arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. The fourth Special Bulletin Includes: Re-use of medicines in care homes

Potential reuse of medicines within care homes and hospices

Potential reuse of medicines within care homes and hospices – NECS MO Briefing National guidance was published on 23rd April 2020, providing a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the potential reuse of medicines (including CDs) within care homes and hospices during the COVID-19 pandemic. The attached NECS MO Briefing provided the following advice on implementation: Following the decision Continue Reading »