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MUR resources

This page contains resources produced by PSNC and other organisations to support the MUR service.


Resources to support the implementation of targeted MURs

CPPE guide: Targeting your MURs more effectively


Getting started with MURs

East Lancashire LPC MUR resource - Guide to better MURs 

10 steps to success with MURs

Guidance for conducting MURs - a guide on conducting MURs produced by Derbyshire's PCTs and community pharmacists as part of the Community Pharmacy Framework Collaborative

Devon LPC diabetes MUR guidance


Asthma MURs

Asthma UK / PSNC / MIMS MUR support pack (PDF)

Asthma UK leaflet - Understanding your Asthma: Ask your Pharmacist


Consultation areas/rooms

NPA guide - Making best use of consultation areas

PSNC guidance on Chaperone Policies 


Communicating with other healthcare professionals

PSNC has jointly published, with NHS Employers and the General Practitioner Committee of the BMA, a briefing document for GPs on MURs - Achieving best value from the community pharmacy Medicines Use Review service. The document has been prepared as part of the work of the Professional Relations working group that was formed as a result of an action point in the pharmacy White Paper.


Communicating with patients

MUR: Understand your medicines - a booklet for the public

PSNC and NHS Employers have updated the text of the above booklet to reflect the new patient consent arrangements introduced in October 2011.

MUR: Understand your medicines - updated text


“Get a Free Medicines Check from your Local Pharmacist” Campaign

Meds Check imageThe PSNC, 'Get a Free Medicines Check from your Local Pharmacist' campaign materials allow contractors and LPCs to promote the availability of Medicines Use Reviews to patients.

The materials include an advertisement for LPCs to place in local newspapers and for contractors to use as an in-store poster. 

A media guide giving advice and a draft press release to use locally to raise the profile of MURs as part of the advertisement and poster campaign is availalbe for LPCs.

The template advertisments can be download from the publications database

 

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