Medicines use reviews: a potential resource or lost opportunity for general practice?

  title={Medicines use reviews: a potential resource or lost opportunity for general practice?},
  author={Asam Latif and Kristian Pollock and Helen F. Boardman},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
BACKGROUND Patient non-adherence to medicines represents a significant waste of health resource and lost opportunity for health gain. Medicine management services are a key health policy strategy to encourage patients to take medicines as they are prescribed. One such service is the English Medicines Use Review (MUR) which is an NHS-funded community pharmacy service involving a patient-pharmacist consultation aiming to improve patients' knowledge of medicines and their use. To date the evidence… CONTINUE READING
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