PrescQIPP in brief

We are an NHS funded not-for-profit organisation that supports quality, optimised prescribing for patients. We produce evidence-based resources and tools for primary care commissioners, and provide a platform to share innovation across the NHS. Most of our materials are publicly available, however we also provide a range of data and intelligence toolswebinars and events for our subscribers. We also aim to engage with a broad range of stakeholders including patients and carer groups, the pharmaceutical industry and voluntary sector organisations.

You can read more about us and answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

Latest news stories

The PrescQIPP DROP-List Webkit Updated

We have just updated the DROP-List webkit to make it easier to navigate and find resources. The DROP devices list has been incorporated into the webkit and we have a new set of searches for all items on the DROP-List. Our visual analytics data has also been integrated into the webkit so that all our resources are in one place. 

View the updated DROP-List webkit here.

Bulletin 182 Launched - Menopause

This bulletin looks at reviewing the use of hormone replacement therapy in menopause. It discusses the implementation of NICE guidance, choices of treatment and review of therapy in long term use.

Info_bulletin_SQ.png  Menopause

Innovation Award Winner Webinar - Medicines Management Facilitator Scheme - Leeds South and East CCG - 7th June, 1pm - 2pm

On 7th June 1-2pm we'll be welcoming Kim Mooring from Leeds South and East CCG to further capture and share their award winning innovative work on their Medicines Management Facilitator (MMF) scheme which has shown to help highlight areas of poor compliance, reduces waste and achieved considerable cost savings.

The team (CCG) funds Practices for up to four hours a week of protected time to use their own staff to screen patient’s medication lists and to discuss compliance with each patient. The aim is to find out if they are using their medication as intended and discuss any under or over ordering taking place. The webinar will be followed by a Q&A session.

All registered NHS users can sign up here.

Virtual Subscriber Orientation Sessions - 4th, 5th and 10th July

To round off our grand tour of the UK in June we’re going to be holding a series of three sessions to help you keep up to speed on PrescQIPP, and get the most out of your subscriptions - prepare for pragmatic sessions, with loads of info and loads to take away! 

Virtual Subscriber Orientation Session - 4th July, 1pm - 2.30pm

In the first session, we’ll be talking about a range of priorities, timescales and updates to suit your strategic thinking about utilising PrescQIPP, and implementing our projects. Great for HoMMs but all welcome. All PrescQIPP registered subscribers can sign up here.

Subscriber familiarisation session - Website and resources - 5th July, 1pm - 2pm

In the second session, we’ll be doing a bit of an introduction/refresher to help you get the most out of the website, showing some of the various nooks and crannies that contain useful information for your organisation. Particularly useful for new subscribers, new team members and the naturally curious! All PrescQIPP registered subscribers can sign up here.

Subscriber familiarisation session - Data and visual analytics - 10th July, 1pm - 2.30pm

In the third and final session, we’ll be focusing on data and visual analytics - one of our most important areas of delivery - looking at some of the reports that are available for you to use, going through some of the new reports in detail, and finally, having a chinwag (and offering sneaky previews) on what we will and should be delivering in the 2017/18 reports. All PrescQIPP registered subscribers can sign up here.

DROP Devices Webinar with PrescQIPP - 13th July, 1pm - 2pm

In this PrescQIPP webinar on 13th July 1-2pm, Sajida Khatri will be discussing the recently published DROP list for devices which is an addition to our DROP list work. Sajida will be discussing the items on the DROP list for devices, the evidence base and reasons for including these items on the DROP list and also looking at some prescribing data on our Visual Analytics platform.

All PrescQIPP registered subscribers can sign up here.

Update on Prescribable Items of Low Priority for NHS Funding Webinar - NHS Clinical Commissioners - 24th May, 1pm - 2pm

On 24th May 1-2pm we’ll be welcoming Julie Wood, Chief Executive of NHS Clinical Commissioners to follow on from the webinar on 7th February which identified a number of prescribable items of low value for NHS funding, this webinar will offer an opportunity to hear an update on progress and to feedback on current proposals for national action.

All NHS registered users can sign up here.

Horizon scan

This table shows the most recent PrescQIPP publications and the resources currently passing through our quality assurance process. Items marked 'coming soon' or 'in QA'  are yet to go out to stakeholder consultation. To register your interest to feed in to the development of our resources, please visit our stakeholder page or email our Operations Manager, Michelle Harrison:

View our 2016/17 work plan

Please note the work plan is subject to change throughout the year due to subscriber input.

What's on the PrescQIPP Twitterista

@pabakz @jon_simms @carol_roberts2 Very interesting. Where are you hosting them? Would be good to share ideas with other subs!
@carol_roberts2 currently presenting at #chiefpharms17 in NHS Wales.
RT @jon_simms: Carol Roberts @PrescQIPP Pharmacy a victim of own success delivering savings. Move away from savings and think of #value #…
Great to welcome @NHSGreenwichCCG to the @PrescQIPP community!
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