Supporting the management of type 2 diabetes with pharmacist-led reviews

Langran, T. et al. (2017) BMJ Open. 7:e013451

NHS Framework Document 2008

Objective: Describe and assess the impact of a pharmacist-led patient review programme on the management and control of type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Conclusions: The pharmacist-led review increased the number of key care processes administered and improved diabetic control during the year of programme delivery. The improvement abated during the year after, suggesting that such programmes should be ongoing rather than fixed term. The programme combined the strategic drive and project facilitation skills of Slough CCG, the general practice teams’ knowledge of their patients and the clinical and information technology skills of an experienced pharmacist team.

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