Medicines Optimisation

The aims of the IWCCG Medicines Optimisation Team are:

  • To optimise the quality, safety and value for money of treatments with medicines and devices prescribed by GP Practices on the Isle of Wight
  • To lead local and national innovation to optimise access to safe and high quality treatments for NHS patients
  • To educate, facilitate and improve communication about the use of medicines and devices in care pathways with GP Practices, hospitals and other health and social care teams
  • To work with patients and their carers to optimise the benefits obtained with medicines, and reduce the risks of adverse effects and outcomes

Please see the below the Medicines Optimisation Team's current policies:

Drugs of Limited Clinical Value

High Cost Drugs Policy

Working with Industry Policy

IOW Wound Care Formulary

Reducing Waste In Care