Pharmaceutical care: the blueprint for modern pharmacy

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Abstract

In our series on the history of prescribing policy, Dr Darrin Baines traces how successive governments have attempted to curb drug costs. Here, he describes the proposals for greater pharmacist involvement in patient care.

KEY EVENTS

▪ 1986 Holloway and colleagues write on reprofessionalisation - NHS pharmacy faces major challenges due to changes in the importance of the act of dispensing

KEY EVENTS

▪ 1986 Nuffield Report published - the report concludes that pharmacy has a distinctive and indispensable contribution to make, but is capable of still further development

KEY EVENTS

▪ 1990 Hepler and Strand publish paper on pharmaceutical care - shifting focus away from dispensing towards patient welfare, this concept is the blueprint for modern pharmacy

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