Chapter 8. The Role of the Pharmacy in Medicines Management

  1. Dr Neil Harris BSc (Hons), RNM, RGN, PSI Diploma, PhD, Consultant Nurse Lecturer3,
  2. Dr John Baker MPhil, MSc, BNurs (Hons), RMN, CPN, PhD, postgraduate Lecturer3 and
  3. Professor Richard Gray PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), RN, Dip HE, DLSHTM, FEANS Professor4
  1. Dr David Branford PhD, MSc Chief Pharmacist practising pharmacist teacher practitioner1 and
  2. Peter Pratt Chief Pharmacist specialist pharmacist Principal Pharmacist Chief Pharmacist clinical director2

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316155.ch8

Medicines Management in Mental Health Care

Medicines Management in Mental Health Care

How to Cite

Branford, D. and Pratt, P. (2009) The Role of the Pharmacy in Medicines Management, in Medicines Management in Mental Health Care (eds N. Harris, J. Baker and R. Gray), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316155.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Manchester, UK

  2. 4

    University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Clinical Excellence, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132893

Online ISBN: 9781444316155

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Keywords:

  • pharmacy role in medicines management;
  • medicines management in context of pharmacy;
  • management of medicines in trusts providing mental health services;
  • medicines management in mental health;
  • Primary care trust (PCT) pharmacists;
  • secondary care pharmacists;
  • National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) level 3;
  • pharmacy assistants or assistant technical officers (ATOs);
  • mental health trust pharmacy services;
  • clinical pharmacy and specialist mental health clinical pharmacist role

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defi nition of medicines management in the context of pharmacy

  • Organisation of pharmacy services for mental health, primary care trusts and secondary care

  • Mental health trust pharmacy services

  • Clinical pharmacy and the role of the specialist mental health clinical pharmacist

  • Medicines management schemes and interventions

  • Working within the multidisciplinary team

  • Conclusion

  • References