In the context of EIP AHA a twinning visit from a delegation from the North West Coast of England took place 20-21 February 2017. After a presentation of the MOIC mission and the status of Medicines Optimisation in Northern Ireland the delegation was introduced to a series of topics:
- STEPSelect – Wound Management
- Medicines Reconciliation on admission
- Antimicrobial stewardship and technology
- Follow-up post-discharge project
- GP case management project
- Nursing Home project
- Medicines Reconciliation at discharge and transfer of information to GP
- Intermediate care/respiratory outreach
- Medicines administration by care assistants / intermediate care
The meeting resulted in discussing the opportunities for further collaboration.
Caption picture, back row, left to right: Ruth Miller, Project Manager Medicines Optimisation in Older People at WHSCT & NHSCT; Andrew Durkin, Commissioning and Contract Manager (Lead for care homes), Liverpool City Council; Andrew Cairns, Innovation agency, Lead for Medicines; Adrian Quinn, Commissioning Manager, Wirral Council; Linden Ashfield, Lead for Hosting and Knowledge Transfer, MOIC; Anita Hogg, Lead for Pharmaceutical Clinical Effectiveness, MOIC.
Front row, left to right: Jonny Keville, Divisional Manager Older Peoples services, Liverpool City Council; Williams, Commissioning and Contract Manager (Lead on Innovation Network), Liverpool City Council; Michael Scott, Director MOIC.