Summary of NICE guidance for Medicines optimisation

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE for any recent updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin from North West Medicines Information Centre that summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 74, April 2015 includes one topic: Medicines optimisation (NICE NG5). Sections covered include: medicines reconciliation, medication review, self-management plans, patient decision aids, medicines adherence, and clinical decision support.