Introduction to multi morbidity and polypharmacy

Government policy documents, including the National Service Framework for Older People, embedded medication review into primary care and led to its inclusion in the new GMC contract (2004).

The policies however were fragmented and gave  a continuum of approaches ranging from a full clinical review to a more superficial check. 

The next video is to help you consider the impact that polypharmacy can have for the patient living with long-term conditions.