Resources to support pharmacy teams working in care homes during COVID-19

Sue Overton, MUS Team Administrator, Medicines Use and Safety (SPS)Event 17 June 2020Location Online

Pharmacy professionals deployed to care home during the COVID-19 pandemic need to know where to look for information and how to access it


17 June 2020



About the event

In this webinar:

  • Emma McClay (Pharmacy Integration Project Lead, SPS) guides you through the newly developed SPS care homes resource hub.
  • Beth Ward (Head of Education RPS) discusses the RPS COVID-19 Care Homes Training Resource that they have recently published.
  • Helen Davis (Director, North West Medicines Information Centre) explained how they can help with enquiry answering support.

We know there are some amazing examples of innovative work in care homes and we want to hear about them and share with others. We will explain how to submit to our repository of good practice, so you can get your work published.

Why it’s important

Pharmacy professionals deployed to care home during the COVID-19 pandemic should be reassured to know there are resources and help available.

What was covered

  • When and where to refer your medicines information enquiry to
  • An overview of the RPS COVID-19 Care Homes Training Resource
  • Audience participation!


A range of speakers ran this event from SPS and other organisations

SPS speakers

This session was presented by Helen Davis and Emma McClay; facilitated by Barry. Read more about our SPS colleagues by following the links.

Non-SPS speakers

Beth Ward

Head of Education
Royal Pharmaceutical Society


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Presentation resources

Slides from the presentation are now available below

Audience participation

The chat box contained many contributions to links and below is a summary of what some of you shared.  Most of the links are to other organisations.  We hope that this is useful.

Please do get in touch if you have any questions or comments.

Contact us

Contact the Admin Team if you have any questions