Medicines Management and Optimisation

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Medicines Management and Optimisation

How can Medicines Management and Optimisation help your business? We provide a full range of services to support medicines optimisation and commissioning of medicines-related services.

These include:

  • Development and support for Medicines Committees (e.g. Area Prescribing Committees)
  • Evidence-based formulary/medicines review
  • We provide a suite of prescribing data services to support customers and front line clinicians, including the triangulation of prescribing, Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) and secondary care data
  • Support with tools for prescribing budget setting at CCG and practice level
  • Safety, investigations and medicines assurance support and implementation
  • Provision of expert pharmaceutical advice to support the consideration of Individual Funding Requests
  • Provision of non-medical prescribing governance support services to CCGs and NHS England area teams
  • Delivery of measurable prescribing improvement for Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP)
  • Development and delivery of tools to influence prescribing e.g. clinical audits, detail aids, training and best use of clinical system software
  • Medicines prescribing advice newsletters and management of clinical prescribing messages on GP clinical systems
  • We provide professionally registered staff embedded in organisations and GP practices to implement prescribing support services locally, e.g. practice pharmacists, non-medical prescribersand pharmacy technicians
  • Commissioning support for the management of community pharmacy services for councils and CCGs
  • Development and implementation of Patient Group Directions
  • We deliver statutory pharmaceutical needs analysis and management of services for city councils
  • Management of systems for implementation of prior approval forms for high cost drugs
  • Validation and scrutiny of non Payment by Results drug-related invoices and clinical policies
  • Support with development of contract markers
  • Expert pharmaceutical advice to Freedom of Information requests and MP queries relating to medicines
  • We provide services to review the use of medicines in care homes and support clinical medication review with prescribers to improve the quality of care and CQC ratings
  • Support for emergency response in relation to medicines, e.g. pandemic response.

Our promise to you and your business

  • We're able to develop services that are bespoke to organisations and provide added value through our experience and development of services elsewhere
  • We're focused on high quality and productivity to achieve the best patient outcomes
  • We provide key account medicines leads to work directly with you to respond to your changing needs
  • We provide intelligent services that respond to customer needs with a high level of knowledge on the changing impact of national policy.

Our expertise

  • We're a patient-focused team with clinical staff working alongside senior managers, clinicians and patients
  • We have many years' experience in medicines-related commissioning, medicines management and across a range of NHS sectors including hospital and community
  • We have a network of clinical leads to bring the right skills in for our customers and deliver high quality services.

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Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Kingston House
438-450 High Street
West Midlands
B70 9LD

Contact us to find out more
Tel: 0121 612 4109
E-Mail: mlcsu.medicinesmanagement@nhs.net

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