NHS Discharge Medicines Service part six

The steps community pharmacy professionals need to take to deliver a high quality NHS Discharge Medicines Service

Welcome to the sixth module in our series looking at the NHS DMS. It is based on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) NHS Discharge Medicines Service: improving outcomes for patients transferring care e-learning programme, and is designed to give pharmacy technicians an overview and better understanding of this area of practice.

Learning Objectives

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will:

  • Understand the importance of person-centred care and shared decision making
  • Be able to apply these principles to consultations as part of the NHS Discharge Medicines Service
  • Know how to use the LICEF tool to gather information.

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