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(NICE) Medicines management for people receiving social care in the community quality standard

06 February 2018

This briefing paper presents a structured overview of potential quality improvement areas for Medicines management: managing the use of medicines in community settings for people receiving social care. It provides the committee with a basis for discussing and prioritising quality improvement areas for development into draft quality statements and measures for public consultation. 

This briefing paper includes a brief description of the topic, a summary of each of the suggested quality improvement areas and supporting information.

If relevant, recommendations selected from the key development source below are included to help the committee in considering potential statements and measures.

Getting Involved

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The deadline for commenting is Monday 19th April using the response form below.

Please note:

  • The Society will only produce ONE response to any consultation.
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  • Responses on behalf of particular Divisions / Faculties /Member Networks are not permitted under any circumstances.
  • Please do refer to the British Psychological Society Consultation Processes document which is attached before writing and sending any comments
  • Please ensure that all comments are based on Published Evidence and not solely on Clinical opinion

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