Seven Day Hospital Pharmacy Services (NHS England / BBC News)

Summary

NHS England’s “Transformation of Seven Day Clinical Pharmacy Services in Acute Hospitals” report explains how seven-day clinical pharmacy services can benefit patients. Seven-day hospital pharmacy services might also help improve hospital efficiency, in the context of ten Seven Day Clinical Standards For Hospitals and the Hospital Pharmacy Transformation Plan (HPTP) as covered in the Lord Carter review.

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Plans launched for seven day hospital pharmacy services. [Online]: NHS England, September 5th 2016.

This relates to:

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Transformation of seven day clinical pharmacy services in acute hospitals. London: NHS England; Office of the Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Medical Directorate, September 2016.

Disconcerting Mixed-Messages on Seven Day Services (Generally)

Rumours of a melt-down or tipping point regarding NHS Trust deficits and NHS funding; or semi-routine “special pleading” in advance of the annual spending review?

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Seven-day NHS ‘impossible under current funding levels’. London: BBC Health News, September 11th 2016.

and (the same video interview):

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NHS ‘under greatest pressure in a generation’, says CEO. London: BBC’s Andrew Marr Show / BBC Health News, September 11th 2016.

Further warnings of rising waiting times, rationing and NHS staff (‘twas ever thus?):

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Triggle, N. (2016). Patients ‘will suffer unless NHS budget rises’. London: BBC Health News, November 18th 2016.

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