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Pharmacotherapy deserves collaborative action in Primary Care

EMA WORKING GROUP - How to tackle AMR at Primary Care Level

The WG-EMA of the EFPC had a ZOOM meeting on how to operate as a WG. How can we give effective input for the EMA, but in a wider sense how to improve pharmacotherapy and drug dispensing in PC? We think there is a need for more and stronger interest in Pharmacotherapy and to set the PC agenda in realizing optimal pharmacotherapy. UEMO, WONCA & EFPC have already collaborated for some collaboration on providing input in EMA on behalf of Primary...

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How are research results transferred to interprofessional work in practice effectively?

PRIMORE PROJECT - Interprofessional Primary Care Research

Have a look at Leen De Conick's presentation of this year's masterclass!   -> Development of interprofessional guidelines and associated patient booklets  -> Use existing GL and critically appraise the quality  -> Take into account the local situation & propose concrete tools to facilitate the implementation --> Collaborate!    Some questions What are your experiences with interprofessional guidelines?  How to you inform...

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Primary Care Collaboration

PRIMORE PROJECT - Organization of PC

Our primary  care team has been working with clinical pharmacists.  One helps with repeat prescription, good clinical prescription, safe prescription - in particular reducing risks of interaction, deprescription, polypharmacy-. The parmacist us employed by the Medical centre. ( although there has been since a government funded scheme).The other helps with targetted prescriptions such as anticoagulation, multicompartment. The pharmacist is employ...

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A safer world starts with strong primary healthcare

Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries - General

The covid-19 pandemic has reminded us of the critical role that primary healthcare has in keeping our communities safe and healthy, say Orin Levine, Atul Gawande, Gina Lagomarsino, Edward Kelley, Lu Wei Pearson, and Muhammad Ali Pate in a BMJ opinion of October 26

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Dealing with Collateral Damage of COVID-19: It's not all about cure - it's about care

Primary Care & The Corona Pandemic: Stories From Your Countries - General

Disruptions as a result of COVID-19 disproportionately affect those in society who are most vulnerable. By strengthening Primary Health Care, populations will have access to quality care in times of both crisis and calm. Sarah Burgmann, Tom Carter, Judith de Jong and Diederik Aarendonk have highlighted this in the EFPC's recent BMJ opinion piece (link below). 

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Webinar on Mental Health and Primary Care ‘Addressing mental health needs of healthcare workers’

PRIMORE PROJECT - Mental Health in PC

 The webinar about ‘Addressing mental health needs of healthcare workers’ Health Policy Platform COVID-19 mental health support network  16 October 2020, 10.30 – 12.00 hosted by EFPC. Couldn't get the chance to participate, summary of the webinar is on the attached file!!

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Supporting Mental Health in Primary Care Doctors

PRIMORE PROJECT - Mental Health in PC

A fantastic presentation by Dr Ian Walton Member of the European Forum for Primary Care Mental Health Working as part of the PRIMORE Project.  Dr Ian Walton Member of the European Forum for Primary Care Mental Health Working Group; I was pleased to represent the EFPC mental health working group at a European Union Mental Health Policy Platform Webinar about addressing the mental health needs of healthcare workers and looking for good practice a...

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WHO Europe: Brief Organizational Models of Prison Health. Considerations for Better Governance (2020)

PRIMORE PROJECT - Prison Health

WHO Regional Office for Europe published a policy brief on the Brief Organizational Models of Prison Health. Considerations for Better Governance.  There is currently a variety of models of prison health accountability across the WHO European Region. The WHO Regional Office for Europe recommends that leadership should come from health ministries if health equity between prisons and the outside community is to be achieved. Most importantly, a who...

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