The Medicines Management team at the NHS Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) provides specialist advice, information and training in relation to the use of medicines.
The team takes lead responsibility in all medicines management related issues to ensure patients receive safe and effective drug treatment and all medicines are handled safely.
How does the team work?
The team works as integral members of multi-professional teams and groups to ensure safe, high quality and cost-effective use of medicines to optimise outcomes for patient care.
The team provides expert, specialist advice, information and training to management, staff and patients to promote the safe, effective and high quality prescribing, administration and management of medicines
The Medicine Management team provides advice and support in three main areas:
- Prescribing - Coventry & Warwickshire Area Prescribing Committee Website
- Care Homes
- NHS POD - Prescription Ordering Direct