“Pharmacies sit at the heart of local communities and the self-care pharmacy model shows that with the right training and support they can play a vital role in empowering patients to manage their own condition, reducing the pressure of acute care.” – Rick Muir, IPPR
Daily Living and Mobility Aids
“ Community pharmacists are very well placed to offer information and advice to those individuals who may be looking to self-purchase some equipment to maintain or regain independence in everyday activities ” – Sarah Forshaw, Community Equipment Commissioning Lead, LBN
“Self-care is key to the effective management of long term conditions but mental ill health can negatively affect the ability to self-care. Community pharmacists are able to play a vital role in being able to access people who may otherwise be hard to reach, screen them for treatable mental illness...