COVID-19 Medicines Optimisation: Information and resources

Preparation of Ready To Administer Medicines, COVID-19 Wave 2 Update

22 October 2020Ready To Administer (RTA) Medicines The provision of RTA medicines supports releasing time to care for nursing staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance on the…

National Homecare Medicines Committee (NHMC) Lessons learnt for homecare during Covid-19 pandemic

21 October 2020This paper documents the actions and decision-making process of the National Homecare Medicines Committee (NHMC) and members of the National Clinical Homecare Association (NCHA) during…

Homecare prescription management during COVID-19: exemplar risk assessment (National Homecare Medicines Committee)

16 October 2020This is an exemplar risk assessment for homecare prescription management during Covid-19. It highlights the risks associated with all processes involved in generating and transmitting…

Submit your Work for the Care Homes Good Practice Repository and COVID-19

27 August 2020If you have a practice example that you would like to share on the Care Homes Good Practice Repository, please get in touch. A member…

About the Care Homes Good Practice Repository and COVID-19

27 August 2020The Care Homes Good Practice Repository has been created in support of the NHS England/NHS Improvement call for cross-system Pharmacy and Medicines Support for care…

External COVID-19 Tools and Resources for Care Homes

6 August 2020This page summarises some useful tools and external resources that will help pharmacy teams across sectors to implement local pharmacy service delivery models into care…

Background to the SPS Care Home Hub and COVID-19

6 August 2020NHS England and NHS Improvement issued the guidance COVID-19 response: Primary care and community health support care home residents on 1st May 2020. In response…

Preparation of injectable medicines in clinical areas: quick reference guides

27 July 2020Occasionally staff may need to prepare unfamiliar injectable medicines at the patient’s bedside. These cards have been produced and validated by SPS quality assurance professionals.The…

MUS Webinar – Remote consultations in care homes: a key element of the COVID 19 delivery model – RECORDING

1 June 2020We are pleased to be able to share the RECORDING of the webinar held on 1 June 2020. Please note there is a 10 minute…

Direction to administer forms – use of electronic signatures during COVID-19

28 May 2020This document has been created to provide clarity regarding the signing of direction to administer forms and medication administration records, particularly during the COVID-19  pandemic.…