General resources

B292: Repeat prescriptions

This resource covers repeat prescriptions and how they can be managed and issued. It discusses best practice such as using electronic repeat dispensing.

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B294: Medicines adherence and waste

This PrescQIPP bulletin focuses on tackling medicines adherence and waste locally. It provides guidance, advice, and examples of good practice for medicines optimisation teams to develop local initiatives and campaigns.

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B325: Empowering patients to manage their repeat prescriptions

This bulletin aims to provide an overview of the patient resources available to help empower patients to manage ordering their own repeat prescriptions, including online ordering.

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Planning tool

This project planning tool allows commissioners to identify key stakeholders, consider strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of a project and consider the best way to ensure there is buy in to drive the project forward locally.

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Public facing waste campaign materials

Campaign videos

We have produced a campaign video, which is also split up into separate scenes that you can use locally. These can be used to be played in GP/health centre waiting rooms, pharmacies, via social media etc.

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The posters have been designed to complement the video resource. A range of posters are available which can be chosen to fit in with local campaigns and according to local preference.

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The postcards also complement the video resources. They can also be adapted to incorporate your own messages on the back of the postcards.

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Labels for pharmacies and practices

These labels/stickers contain the key campaign messages for use in different settings. We have provided two sets of ready-made labels in Word, in size 2.5 x 6cm.

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Example patient letter

The patient letter contains all the key messages from the waste campaign. It needs to be adapted before sending to patients.

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Press releases and social media

A press release and a range of social media messages are available for you to use to support your campaign locally.

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Repeat prescription ordering campaign materials

Shared good practice - Other projects

National publications and resources