The evidence suggests that between two thirds to a half of all medications prescribed for long term conditions are not taken as recommended. In asthma care, there is widespread non-adherence to taking preventer medications regularly (NICE, 2009).
This session will cover:
The difference between adherence and concordance with treatment
Personalisation and relational working
Consultation techniques: benefits/concerns, health/literacy, safety netting
How to spot poor concordance
Tools to aid concordance including play therapy
Queen's Nurse Heather is an entrepreneur, poet, author, social innovator and health policy influencer. She chaired New NHS Alliance, which influences national health strategy and policy on health inequalities, for over 2 years. She is a former...
Respiratory Lead Pharmacist, Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group
A pharmacist based in the community and primary care. In his role as respiratory lead pharmacist (Barnet CCG and RightBreathe), Darush led a medicines management service to winning The Pharmacist award in respiratory services 2016. In 2019 Darush...