12th September 2017

Great summary of deprescribing for older people alongside article on top 11 drugs to deprescribe

How can patients get better health while ageing? See comprehensive article on need for deprescribing – as covered by Lelly Oboh & Nina Barnett – our i2i faculty at recent frailty workshops

http://betterhealthwhileaging.net/deprescribing-how-to-be-on-less-medication-in-aging/

See also link to top 11 drugs to deprescribe that cause more harm than benefit:

https://login.medscape.com/login/sso/getlogin?urlCache=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5tZWRzY2FwZS5jb20vc2xpZGVzaG93L2RlcHJlc2NyaWJpbmctNjAwOTA0MQ==&ac=401

E-cigarettes can be a useful tool for helping smokers to quit
E-cigarettes can be a useful tool for helping smokers to quit

18th May 2018

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Ramadan: what it means for general practice
Ramadan: what it means for general practice

17th May 2018

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An Integrated Career and Competency Framework for Pharmacists in Diabetes
An Integrated Career and Competency Framework for Pharmacists in Diabetes

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Ramadan & Diabetes
Ramadan & Diabetes

15th May 2018

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Antibiotics are the main cause of life threatening allergic reactions during surgery
Antibiotics are the main cause of life threatening allergic reactions during surgery

14th May 2018

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RPS launch their MyCPD revalidation app!
RPS launch their MyCPD revalidation app!

9th May 2018

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Diabetes Data Capture Project (DDCP)!
Diabetes Data Capture Project (DDCP)!

8th May 2018

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i2i #GPPharmacist Implementation Awards!
i2i #GPPharmacist Implementation Awards!

4th May 2018

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NHS England will publish pharmacy reimbursement data to improve safety
NHS England will publish pharmacy reimbursement data to improve safety

3rd May 2018

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Blood pressure drugs linked to increased kidney disease risk in type 2 diabetes
Blood pressure drugs linked to increased kidney disease risk in type 2 diabetes

2nd May 2018

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Pharmacists have key role in medicines management, NHS boss says
Pharmacists have key role in medicines management, NHS boss says

1st May 2018

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Understanding Heart Failure
Understanding Heart Failure

30th April 2018

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#GPPharmacists do you support PharmAid?
#GPPharmacists do you support PharmAid?

26th April 2018

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Have you created your new ‘myGPhC’ account?
Have you created your new ‘myGPhC’ account?

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New fixed-dose combination diabetes drug to undergo human clinical trials
New fixed-dose combination diabetes drug to undergo human clinical trials

24th April 2018

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Pharmacy technician roles expanding!
Pharmacy technician roles expanding!

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Its Diabetes Prevention week!
Its Diabetes Prevention week!

19th April 2018

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Association Between Use of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors, Glucagon-like Peptide 1 Agonists, and Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4 Inhibitors With All-Cause Mortality in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Association Between Use of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors, Glucagon-like Peptide 1 Agonists, and Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4 Inhibitors With All-Cause Mortality in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

18th April 2018

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#GPPharmacists #Type2diabetes Do you know how to stratify your high risk patients and showcase your outcomes?
#GPPharmacists #Type2diabetes Do you know how to stratify your high risk patients and showcase your outcomes?

17th April 2018

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Great work by #GPPharmacists in Wales!
Great work by #GPPharmacists in Wales!

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RPS national board candidates announced
RPS national board candidates announced

13th April 2018

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Come and see us at CPC 2018!
Come and see us at CPC 2018!

12th April 2018

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An excellent read about Australian GP Pharmacists!
An excellent read about Australian GP Pharmacists!

11th April 2018

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#GPPharmacists, are you aware of the changes to the asthma action plan advice?
#GPPharmacists, are you aware of the changes to the asthma action plan advice?

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Primary care-led weight management for remission of type 2 diabetes (DiRECT): an open-label, cluster-randomised trial
Primary care-led weight management for remission of type 2 diabetes (DiRECT): an open-label, cluster-randomised trial

9th April 2018

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Hospital admissions where obesity is a factor increased by 18 per cent
Hospital admissions where obesity is a factor increased by 18 per cent

6th April 2018

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The epidemiology of multimorbidity in primary care: a retrospective cohort study
The epidemiology of multimorbidity in primary care: a retrospective cohort study

5th April 2018

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Pharmacists in general practice: a qualitative interview case study of stakeholders’ experiences in a West London GP federation
Pharmacists in general practice: a qualitative interview case study of stakeholders’ experiences in a West London GP federation

4th April 2018

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#IBSAwarenessMonth
#IBSAwarenessMonth

3rd April 2018

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Next week, the GPhC’s uptodate.org.uk will become read only – are you GPhC revalidation ready?
Next week, the GPhC’s uptodate.org.uk will become read only – are you GPhC revalidation ready?

29th March 2018

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Buying Viagra: What you should know
Buying Viagra: What you should know

28th March 2018

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Blood pressure-lowering treatment strategies based on cardiovascular risk versus blood pressure
Blood pressure-lowering treatment strategies based on cardiovascular risk versus blood pressure

27th March 2018

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RPS: The Right Medicine: Improving Care in Care Homes
RPS: The Right Medicine: Improving Care in Care Homes

26th March 2018

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One in four adults have multiple health problems, ‘startling’ data finds
One in four adults have multiple health problems, ‘startling’ data finds

22nd March 2018

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NHS ‘creating drug addicts’ as figures show surge in prescriptions for powerful opioid painkillers
NHS ‘creating drug addicts’ as figures show surge in prescriptions for powerful opioid painkillers

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Evidence-based nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes
Evidence-based nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes

20th March 2018

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How to improve your heart health – an excellent news article for #GPPharmacists to read and advise your patients
How to improve your heart health – an excellent news article for #GPPharmacists to read and advise your patients

19th March 2018

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Consultation on education and training standards for pharmacist independent prescribers
Consultation on education and training standards for pharmacist independent prescribers

16th March 2018

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NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries Resource for #GPPharmacists
NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries Resource for #GPPharmacists

15th March 2018

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New: Important new NHS #PrescribingGuidance
New: Important new NHS #PrescribingGuidance

14th March 2018

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GPs should issue repeat prescriptions for longer than 28 days, study suggests
GPs should issue repeat prescriptions for longer than 28 days, study suggests

13th March 2018

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Geeky Medics resource
Geeky Medics resource

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How to use an Autohaler – an excellent Asthma UK YouTube video resource for #GPPharmacists
How to use an Autohaler – an excellent Asthma UK YouTube video resource for #GPPharmacists

9th March 2018

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More than 200 million medication errors occur in NHS per year, say researchers
More than 200 million medication errors occur in NHS per year, say researchers

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Pay cap on NHS staff to be lifted, Jeremy Hunt tells Commons
Pay cap on NHS staff to be lifted, Jeremy Hunt tells Commons

7th March 2018

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Dr Mark L Levy gives his personal view of the differences between recommendations from NICE and those presented in previous guidelines from BTS/SIGN and GINA
Dr Mark L Levy gives his personal view of the differences between recommendations from NICE and those presented in previous guidelines from BTS/SIGN and GINA

6th March 2018

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The trials and triumphs of pharmacist independent prescribers
The trials and triumphs of pharmacist independent prescribers

5th March 2018

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Calling all aspiring practice pharmacist out there!
Calling all aspiring practice pharmacist out there!

2nd March 2018

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RCGP TARGET Antibiotic Toolkit for #GPPharmacists
RCGP TARGET Antibiotic Toolkit for #GPPharmacists

1st March 2018

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Drinking alcohol increases cancer risk
Drinking alcohol increases cancer risk

28th February 2018

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Type 1 diabetics – are they getting access to enough testing strips?
Type 1 diabetics – are they getting access to enough testing strips?

27th February 2018

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NHS Health Check: How one GP practice tackled waiting times
NHS Health Check: How one GP practice tackled waiting times

26th February 2018

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Batches of Ventolin Accuhaler and Seretide Accuhaler asthma inhalers recalled
Batches of Ventolin Accuhaler and Seretide Accuhaler asthma inhalers recalled

23rd February 2018

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Supporting the management of type 2 diabetes with pharmacist-led reviews and implementing NICE recommended nine key care processes
Supporting the management of type 2 diabetes with pharmacist-led reviews and implementing NICE recommended nine key care processes

22nd February 2018

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#staywellthiswinter NHS England campaign for minor health concerns and community pharmacies
#staywellthiswinter NHS England campaign for minor health concerns and community pharmacies

21st February 2018

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GPhC Revalidation video
GPhC Revalidation video

20th February 2018

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NHSE blog on Pharmacy’s role in enhancing health in care homes
NHSE blog on Pharmacy’s role in enhancing health in care homes

19th February 2018

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New asthma UK report released
New asthma UK report released

14th February 2018

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Announcement of the next phase of the Pharmacists in general practice programme
Announcement of the next phase of the Pharmacists in general practice programme

11th January 2018

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NHS Rightcare for all STP areas
NHS Rightcare for all STP areas

11th September 2017

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Jeremy Hunt gets on board with addressing medication errors- 1 in 12 Rxs have errors
Jeremy Hunt gets on board with addressing medication errors- 1 in 12 Rxs have errors

8th September 2017

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1/3 of patients with diabetes fail to take their diabetes meds & most patients will be on approx. 5 medications – data from Kamlesh Kunti shows
1/3 of patients with diabetes fail to take their diabetes meds & most patients will be on approx. 5 medications – data from Kamlesh Kunti shows

6th September 2017

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i2i Network – Workshop testimonials
i2i Network – Workshop testimonials

4th September 2017

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Case Studies of Practice Pharmacists confirm the value and integral role they play in general practice
Case Studies of Practice Pharmacists confirm the value and integral role they play in general practice

7th July 2017

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Practice Pharmacists reporting stress under GP workload pressures
Practice Pharmacists reporting stress under GP workload pressures

27th June 2017

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Pharmacist & Nurse Prescribers are as effective as GPs!!!
Pharmacist & Nurse Prescribers are as effective as GPs!!!

24th May 2017

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RPS accreditation for i2i Diabetes programme
RPS accreditation for i2i Diabetes programme

9th May 2017

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Fantastic Blog on role of GP Pharmacists in diabetes management
Fantastic Blog on role of GP Pharmacists in diabetes management

24th April 2017

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NHSE Wave 1 Pilot Roll Out sites Announced
NHSE Wave 1 Pilot Roll Out sites Announced

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Important changes to GP Contract; implications on practice pharmacists
Important changes to GP Contract; implications on practice pharmacists

22nd February 2017

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Useful Handbook by CPPE on GP Pharmacist Training Pathway
Useful Handbook by CPPE on GP Pharmacist Training Pathway

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Great Guide by NHS Improvement on optimising medicines discharge – applies to #GPPharmacists
Great Guide by NHS Improvement on optimising medicines discharge – applies to #GPPharmacists

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As general practice evolves, clinical pharmacy expands
As general practice evolves, clinical pharmacy expands

22nd December 2016

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New Wave 2 funding of the NHSE pilot for practice pharmacists
New Wave 2 funding of the NHSE pilot for practice pharmacists

19th December 2016

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Patients Association Survey on impact of Practice Pharmacists
Patients Association Survey on impact of Practice Pharmacists

10th November 2016

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