The Care Homes Support Team is part of the Medicines Management Team. Our role is to work in conjunction with GP’s caring for patients who are in a care home setting by providing support and best practice guidance to Care Homes.
We do this by:
- Improving the systems around the prescription cycle
- Improving patient care and safety
- Reducing polypharmacy
- Reducing waste
- Ensuring resources available in the NHS are being used in a cost effective manner.
We work in partnership with GP’s, care home staff, health professionals and multi-agencies regarding medicines management related issues or queries. Below are some of our best practice guidance and some useful links that Care Homes may find useful.
The Team consists of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians who specialise in care homes medicines management best practice; if you require any support or have any medicines management issues relating to care homes please contact us on
Telephone number: 024 76 246124