Sustainability – Tackling over prescribing

Thursday 7 December 2023, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Location: Online - MS Teams
Organised by: Health Innovation West of England

Event summary

Health Innovation West of England Community of Practice 6 – Sustainability.
Tackling over prescribing, with guest speakers Bisola Sonoiki, Multisector Pharmacist and Angie Willis, BSW Sustainability Clinical Fellow.

This session will explore and discuss the following topics:

  • Understand the impact of overprescribing on the environment and health outcomes.
  • Explore what actions can be taken individually and collectively to make a difference.
  • Define your own learning agenda to address environmental and health outcomes.
  • Understand systems and system complexities > workforce and deprescribing.
  • Support others to begin to lead for sustainability in everyday practice and health outcomes.

Patient engagement in deprescribing is key to shared decision-making. It’s recognised it is a complex issue for patients and clinicians to fully adopt effective shared decision-making.

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