Community pharmacists in Doncaster commissioned to provide falls prevention service


Source: ProFaNE website

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Date of publication: February 2014

Publication type: Website news article

In a nutshell: Doncaster CCG have commissioned community pharmacists to provide a falls prevention service, in a move hoped to spread nationally. The pharmacists are being paid £10 per intervention targeting over 65s in the borough who are taking multiple medicines and may be at risk of a fall. It is hoped that this will ease winter pressures on the NHS.

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