Virtual induction to PrescQIPP

This page pulls together the information, tips and resources that you need to get the most out of the site and our community.

Getting started

It all starts here...

This page provides a great way to get started using our website. You'll find a concise overview of our resources and some of the things you'll need to bear in mind when using the site.

Registering for an account

Most of our resources require that you have an account with the website and are logged in. Please see the 'Accessing the resources on our website' section for more information.

Sign up to our newsletter

It's one of the most important ways that we communicate with subscribers to highlight the latest tools, resources and more. Use the box to the right to register.

Accessing our resources on the website

What you can see on the website will depend on the access level you are assigned

When you register for a website account, our team will review your request and assign you the relevant access level (see right).

Please note that this is a manual process and the more accurate the data you provide, the faster we can process your registration.

  • Education: For those who are not part of a Medicines Management Team (MMT) but need to access an e-learning course commissioned by their MMT

  • NHS: For those who are not part of a subscribing MMT but work as part of the wider NHS and would like access to our innovation webinars and associated materials
  • Subscriber (standard): For members of a subscribing MMT who would like access to all of our resources, excluding Data and Primary Care Rebates

  • Subscriber (data): For members of a subscribing MMT who have been given the 'secret passphrase' by their HoMM which grants access to Data and Primary Care Rebates

Getting to know our resources

The site is choc-a-block with useful resources to support you including:

Bulletins

Evidence-based clinical guidance with a range of practical implementation materials for local delivery, all robustly quality assured with input from key stakeholders.

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Clinical webinars

We frequently run webinars on all kinds of topics, here you can view all of the recordings, or sign up to take part in a live session in the future.

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Data and analysis

Find loads of instantly accessible and sophisticated prescribing intelligence, across strategic, financial, project (scorecards), clinical (snapshots) areas in our data and analysis section.

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Webkits

Information hubs pulling together all of the information you need around key therapeutic (e.g. diabetes) or strategic (e.g. polypharmacy) areas.

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Horizon scan

The Horizon scan shows the most recent PrescQIPP publications and the resources currently passing through our quality assurance process.

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All PrescQIPP resources

An extensive list of all of the resources covered in the above, Where you can search by type, condition, setting, strategic priority and BNF chapter.

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Spotlight on data and analysis

Access to data and analysis is probably one of the most valuable benefits of subscribing. The powerful tools on there let you view and manipulate national prescribing data to:

  • benchmark what you are prescribing and spending
  • monitor changes in your activity
  • identify priority areas
  • see the potential savings of making changes
  • calculate the cost of lost opportunities
  • and much more

Pharmaceutical industry scheme governance review board

We support a commissioner led group which reviews primary rebates schemes offered by pharmaceutical companies using a consistent framework.

Through this process, the Board highlights issues that you may wish to consider when making decisions about the uptake of rebate schemes locally. More information

Community resources

The greatest strength of the PrescQIPP community is the incredible collective knowledge, expertise and experience of subscribers. This part of the website provides a platform for engagement and knowledge exchange.

Annual event and innovation awards

The PrescQIPP Annual Event and Innovation Awards provides a fantastic opportunity get together, have fun and celebrate the very best of our community.

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Innovation and best practice

A place for our community to share innovative initiatives, written up in the form of case studies. Packed with loads of great ideas from across the UK.

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Innovation webinars

Many subscribers and guest presenters join us to share their experiences and insight around topics that would be of interest to the community in recorded and live sessions.

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Sharepoint

The portal for subscribers to find and share useful operational documents such as job descriptions, business cases, QIPP plans and much more.

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Virtual Professional Groups

Regular virtual meetings where subscribers can connect and share experiences on a range of important topics. Great opportunity to build relationships with peers.

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Learning and development

Over recent years we have developed a whole host of resources to help our subscribers both improve their existing skills and learn new ones.

PrescQIPP e-learning

Here you'll find access to all our published e-learning courses and flyers to help you to promote them to colleagues.

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Skills courses

We've developed and hosted several courses to help our subscribers gain new skills and knowledge on working within medicines team, and within the wider NHS.

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Skills framework

We've developed a detailed framework linking the skills and knowledge requirements of the modern medicines team to what courses and reading is available.

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Skills webinars

To compliment our skills training, we've run many webinars covering key areas including business case training, ePACT and SystmOne.

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Face2Face workshops

Commencing in 2019-2020, PrescQIPP will offer three, comprehensive one day, face-to-face workshops per year, covering topical and relevant therapeutic areas.

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