Patient-centred advice is effective in improving adherence to medicines

  title={Patient-centred advice is effective in improving adherence to medicines},
  author={Sarah Clifford and Nick Barber and Rachel A Elliott and Elaine Hartley and Robert Horne},
  journal={Pharmacy World and Science},
To assess the effects of pharmacists giving advice to meet patients’ needs after starting a new medicine for a chronic condition. A prospective health technology assessment including a randomised controlled trial of a pharmacist-delivered intervention to improve adherence using a centralised telephone service to patients at home in England. Patients were eligible for recruitment if they were receiving the first prescription for a newly prescribed medication for a chronic condition and were 75… CONTINUE READING


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