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Medicine Optimisation for Older People

Medicines provide
considerable benefit for many patients

Τhe overprescribing of medicines that people do not need or want, or where harms outweigh potential benefits, is estimated to account for at least 10% of all medicines prescribed in the NHS. We have developed a portfolio of studies to focus on optimising medicine prescriptions for older people.

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Our Research Projects

Optimising Structured Medication Reviews for Older People with Severe Frailty and Care Home Residents to Reduce Overprescribing and Associated Inequalities

DynAIRx: AIs for dynamic prescribing optimisation and care integration in multimorbidity

Development of a learning system to optimise anticholinergic medication prescribing for older people living with frailty

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