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Establishing Effective Therapeutic Partnerships - A generic framework to underpin the Chronic Medication Service element of the Community Pharmacy Contract

DescriptionA generic framework to underpin the Chronic Medication Service element of the community pharmacy contract
ISBN978-0-7559-5977
Official Print Publication DateDecember 2009
Website Publication DateJanuary 07, 2010

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A Report for the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer

December 2009

ISBN 978 0 7559 5977 8 (Web only publication)

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Contents

Preface

Remit

Foreword

Summary

Section 1
Introduction

1.1 Policy context
1.2 A focus on long term conditions
1.3 Pharmaceutical care
1.4 Responding to the therapeutic challenge
1.5 Summary

Section 2
The Chronic Medication Service

2.1 An overview
2.2 CMS: the Community Pharmacy component
2.3 CMS: the General Practice component
2.4 CMS service specification
2.5 Summary

Section 3
Supporting practice

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Supporting implementation
3.3 Summary

Appendices
Appendix 1 Membership of the CMS Advisory Group
Appendix 2 Remit and work programme
Appendix 3 Principles for a generic CMS framework
Appendix 4 Pharmaceutical care planning: the systematic approach
Appendix 5 Disease protocol priority clinical areas
Appendix 6 The ePharmacy Programme
Appendix 7 Glossary