Prescribing data, metrics or supporting resources
The selection of metrics to support key therapeutic topics is overseen by the NHS England Medicines Optimisation Intelligence Group, and work is ongoing in this area. At this point, the following metrics have been identified by this group to support this topic.
Medicines optimisation polypharmacy prescribing comparators have been developed by the NHS Business Services Authority in conjunction with Wessex Academic Health Science Network, and are available on ePACT2. In June 2017, the Medicines Optimisation Intelligence Group approved the addition of these comparators to the medicines optimisation dashboard, and these will be added in due course.