Why become a subscriber?

By producing quality materials and sharing them widely, we maximise resources and reduce duplication by local commissioners.

Our model means that the more subscribers there are in our community, the more we can deliver for everyone.

It’s why the overwhelming majority of Clinical Commissioning Groups are now part of our community, which spans the UK and also includes Commissioning Support Units, Welsh Health Boards, the Health and Social Care Board of Northern Ireland and National Support Services, Scotland.

Benefits of subscribing

  • Immediate access to bulletins, briefings and toolkits on publication, and subscriber versions for you to joint brand (available to non-subscribers four months after publication)
  • Implementation materials including patient information leaflets, letters, posters and videos, clinical audit templates and training slides.
  • Bulletin data packs with details of CCG spending and potential savings to quickly assess the benefits of implementing bulletin guidance
  • Data and analysis to identify opportunities for improvements and savings in your area against a range of cost and quality indicators, as well as seeing how you compare to the PrescQIPP community and CCG peers
  • Primary Care Rebate Governance scheme: to inform local commissioning decisions through peer reviews of rebate schemes that highlight clinical, contractual and financial considerations
  • Virtual professional support groups to share experiences, challenges and solutions with experts and peers on key areas like polypharmacy; continence and stoma; high cost drugs; data; new models of care; Right Care; biosimilars; pharmacy technicians
  • A minumum of two places at the PrescQIPP Annual Event and Innovation Awards
  • Access to all training webinars including our existing library and those scheduled for the future
  • Access to CPD certified e-learning courses for subscriber medicines management teams, plus discounted access for healthcare professionals in your commissioning area and access to online e-learning progress reports. Courses include Polypharmacy and deprescribing, Practice medicines coordinators and Care homes.
  • Regular intelligence reports (landscape reviews) on the views, experiences and approaches of our community on key prescribing issues like: polypharmacy; unspecified specials; continence and stoma; and self care
  • Monthly senior briefings on relevant policy initiatives with PrescQIPP’s expert Chief Executive, Carol Roberts.
  • Virtual training on subjects like ePACT, Excel and Health Economics
  • Triannual subscriber groups to network, tell us about your needs and priorities, feed into the annual work plan and help shape what we deliver for you
  • Access to Sharepoint with useful documents uploaded by subscribers like job descriptions and business cases so that you don’t have to spend time reproducing them
  • Ongoing support from the PrescQIPP team

How much does it cost to subscribe?

For further information about our subscription fees and access for your commissioning area, please contact help@prescqipp.info

Mark Galloway

PrescQIPP provide the Coventry and Rugby CCG with high quality products which enable us to deliver our Medicines Optimisation programme more effectively. The resources are always of the highest quality and, more importantly, timely ensuring they underpin, contemporaneously, the work we are doing in support of GP practice and the wider CCG.

Mahesh Mistry

This is a great resource which provides robust guidance and data. One of the best things about PrescQIPP is that you know you are part of a community and therefore have comfort in the knowledge there are others doing the same thing nationally.

Elizabeth Mallett

I think PrescQIPP is amazingly good - literally.

Diar Fattah

PrescQIPP has been great for me to use, it helps with data analysis and helps us compare with other areas.

Sue Smith

PrescQIPP provides me with support for implementing change which is often complex. The support is provided at a strategic and operational level, and the resources are developed by people who understand the challenges. The fact that initiatives we implement locally are supported by a wider group and that decisions are not being made in isolation is invaluable.

Sue Carter

I really value everything PrescQIPP do, you've become an essential resource to underpin our everyday work.

Mark Seaton / Jacqui Seaton

PrescQIPP as a resource is invaluable: it delivers evidence based guidance alongside practical tools to deliver change, supported by shared experience of fellow subscribers. However the greatest strength is the PrescQIPP team themselves who are always so enthusiastic and responsive to the needs of subscribers.

Jonathan Durand

The fact that material is validated adds to the assurance of its worth. The comprehensiveness of the dashboard is helpful in providing alternative views on performance that can help in getting the right message across. The collaborative nature of PrescQIPP is very encouraging and should be treasured.

Michael Dennis

I truly value the work of the PrescQIPP team and find the resources really helpful, I particularly like the attention to detail in terms of letters to patients and audit templates they produce. This makes it much easier for practices to implement change without further work on my part. Good value for money.

Liz Corteville

PrescQIPP provide an excellent service. Their evidence-based bulletins and briefings are an easy way of selling various Medicines Management interventions to GP practices. They are helpful and practical and come with a range of implementation tools such as audit templates and patient information letters. The writing of detail aids has been very labour-intensive for us in the past so we are looking forward to utilising the PrescQIPP resources. They have a robust quality assurance programme checking and validating the materials. They have welcomed us as stakeholders and consulted with us on the programme of work for the next year. Overall, we are very pleased to be working with them.

Grace Quaye

PrescQIPP has provided easy access to a wide range of legitimate, evidence based resources for the whole medicines management team. The regularly updated Dashboard allows benchmarking against local and national CCGs and enhancing identification of key work streams or areas requiring further investigation. The multiple resources available are aligned to the dashboard in addition to other areas, and provide both higher level overview and more detailed analysis if required. Access to best practice from other CCGs, audits, summary documents, webinars, good referencing and sign posting have been a welcome asset in developing our own medicines management strategy. The team have always been very helpful and responded rapidly to any queries or issues. Across our team PrescQIPP is highly regarded and valued.

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