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NHS Discharge Medicines Service: part two

Part two of this series with CPPE looks at what the NHS DMS involves.

Welcome to the second 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:

  • Understand the different stages of the NHS DMS
  • Be able to describe how the service is delivered by community pharmacy professionals
  • Know how the service relates to the principles of medicines optimisation.

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