Medicines Optimisation

Programme Brief

Polypharmacy Programme Overview

The World Health Organisation has highlighted the irrational use of medicines as a major problem ... Find out more >

Polypharmacy Masterclasses

Over the last five years, we have been running the HIW Polypharmacy Action Learning Sets. We take... Find out more >

Polypharmacy QI Posters

The Health Innovation Network Polypharmacy Programme is working with healthcare professionals to ... Find out more >

Wessex Polypharmacy Community of Practice

What is a community of practice?Definition: Communities of practice are groups of people who sha... Find out more >

NHSBSA Polypharmacy Prescribing Comparators - Pillar 1

What is the NHSBSA Polypharmacy Comparator tool?The NHSBSA Polypharmacy Comparator tool consists ... Find out more >

Polypharmacy Education & Training- Pillar 2

What's happening in Wessex?Wessex Polypharmacy Pilot ALS:  Wessex AHSN Professional Advisory... Find out more >

Me + My Medicines - Pillar 3

When it comes to getting the best from our medicines, we all need to know; it’s OK to ask. M... Find out more >

Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD)

NEW: Listen to our latest podcast featuring our Clinical Lead Clare Howard and PCN Lead Pharmacis... Find out more >

Meet Mo

Meet Mo. Mo is just like the rest of us.The 'Meet Mo' campaign has been produced to encourage peo... Find out more >

Transfers of Care Around Medicines - now the NHS Discharge Medicines Service

Transfer of Care Around Medicines (TCAM) – ensuring support with medicines for patients leaving h... Find out more >

Resources and Completed Projects

For further information about our Medicines Optimisation Programme work, including resources to s... Find out more >

Meet the team

Latest news

Health Innovation Wessex publishes its 2023-24 business plan

Health Innovation Wessex (HIW), formerly known as Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AH...

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Featured project

Wessex Polypharmacy Community of Practice