Wound Care

This bulletin discusses the implementation of NICE guidance relevant to medicines optimisation in care homes. A summary of relevant NICE guidance and suggestions to support implementation are offered for ...
This bulletin and briefing review the place in therapy for silicone sheets and gels for the treatment of scar reduction. The supporting datapack shows local usage of these products.     Wound ...
These resources review the place in therapy for silk and antimicrobial garments to ensure to ensure prescribing is appropriate and excessive quantities of garments are not prescribed. The evidence to support ...
This bulletin supports the implementation self administration of medicines in the care home setting for of residents who are able to. Assessment and implementation tools are provided to support change ...
These resources support the effective working and communication between members of a multidisciplinary teams for care home residents. Template paperworks is available which can be adapted locally and be ...
Created on 01 June 2016
On Tuesday 28 June, 1pm - 2.30pm we're very pleased to be hosting Carl Marsh from the RightCare team to provide an overview of the programme, with a particular focus on the prescribing and medicines optimisation ...
The document covers good practice considerations when prescribing and also for medication review. It suggests appropriate times to begin the medication ordering process for the repeat medication cycle ...
The reducing antipsychotic prescribing in dementia toolkit is a resource aimed at healthcare professionals and carers which can be used to support the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms ...
The guidelines on the management of controlled drugs in care homes has been updated to reflect changes in the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs Regulations and also provide more clarity in the bulletin ...
Created on 23 April 2015
We're pleased to launch the PrescQIPP care homes webkit, bringing together all the PrescQIPP care homes resources and showcase good practice examples of projects focusing on medicines optimisation in the ...
This good practice guide to help reduce waste is aimed at GP practices and care home staff. It provides useful tips to consider when generating prescriptions and when ordering and administering medicines. ...
This set of resources adds to the care homes series and provides advice and supporting resources to identify patients on medicines which contribute to the risk of falls. Medication review guides and ...
The controlled drugs good practice guide is a guide for care homes to use (and adapt into a local policy if they wish to do so) to ensure that the handling, administration, and disposal of controlled ...
This bulletin is a resource that can be used to support setting up a homely remedies system in a care home. Advice for GPs, care homes staff and implementation resources are available.  Care ...
The reducing antipsychotic prescribing in dementia toolkit is a resource aimed at healthcare professionals and carers which can be used to support the management of behavioural and psychological symptoms ...
... alternatives which will help reduce wastage. Recommendations on cost effective choices are also available.  Wound Care - Sterile dressing packs  ...
Created on 20 March 2014
...   Wound Care - Silver Dressings  ...
The PrescQIPP Innovation Webinar - Wound Care -Whole systems approach to appropriate use of dressings, will Lelly Oboh and facilitated by Melitta Mudaly, is now available to view in the media section: ...