Even if medication is unused and unopened, it cannot be returned for use in the healthcare system for another patient. Unused medication sadly costs the NHS around £30 million per year some of which is unavoidable but much of which is the result of over-ordering.
The digital age has revolutionised certain processes making them quicker, streamlined and less labour intensive and one of these is online prescriptions. The most laborious and time-consuming for GPs and pharmacists have been their repeat prescription service, a necessity for many people with chronic health conditions and who are on long-term medication.
Pharmacy to My Door specialises in working with care homes across the UK putting patients care and their wellbeing at the heart of our ethos. We work with all care home services, but in particular with care home services in Droitwich and are dedicated to becoming the Number One care home pharmacy across the UK.
The way medical services are being organised and delivered is changing. Much more use is being made of technology, for example, doctor’s appointments by video link which has been a boon during the Coronavirus pandemic.