Primary Care Prescribing

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QI Workbook Enhanced Service 18/19 Projects

Acute prescription handling - Stockbridge Green Medical Practice

Acute prescription requests - Hermitage Medical Group

Acute prescription requests - Inveresk Medical Practice

Antidepressant special requestsLinden Medical Practice

Apixiban register - The Wood Medical Practice

B12 deficiency, now managed efficientlyThe Hopetoun Practice

Brown bag scheme - Summerside Medical Practice

Delayed antibiotic prescribing in 0-4 yr olds - Braids Medical Practice

DMARDs - Firrhill Medical Centre 

Frailty and poly pharmacy - Ferguson Medical Practice

Improving continuity of care - Craigmillar Medical Group

Improving efficiency and continuity in prescribing -  Harbours Medical Practice

Improving prescribing process - Prestonpans Group Practice

Improving safety and efficiency of warfarin care - Dedridge Medical Group

Improving the efficiency of prescribing for care home residents - Meadows Medical Practice

Management of Vitamin D - Dalkeith Medical Practice

Medicines reconciliation - Sighthill Green Medical Practice

Methotrexate monitoring - Almond Group Practice

Over 75 diabetic SU prescribing - Cromwell Harbour Medical Practice 

Recording medications issued outwith the practice - University Health Service

Recording of secondary care prescriptions in primary care - Colinton Surgery

Reducing vitamin D testing - Loanhead Medical Practice

Safe prescribing of DMARDs - Victoria Practice 

Safe Warfarin prescribing - Southern Medical Group

Safer bisphosphonate prescribing - Inchpark Surgery

Safer prescribing of SUs - North Berwick Medical Practice

Safety of methotrexate prescribing - Dalkeith Road Medical Practice

SSRI monitoring - Carmondean Medical Group

Streamlining exceptional medication requestsSimpson Medical Group

Vitamin B12 review - Craiglockhart Medical Group

Vitamin D - Strathesk Medical Group

Vitamin D project - Penicuik Medical Practice

Vitamin D testing - Newbyres Medical Group

Vitamin D testing - Roslin Medical Practice

Vitamin D testing in GP - Eastfield Medical Practice

Vitamin D testing in GP - Newbattle Medical Practice

Vitamin D testing in GPDalhousie Medical Practice

Vitamin D testing in GP practice - Quarryfoot Medical Practice

Vitamin D testing in primary care - Pathhead Medical Practice 

Vitamin D testing in primary care - Danderhall Medical Practice 

Quality Academy Projects

Development of a safe & robust system for recording long-term medication prescribed by secondary care in the patients' GP record and electronic care summary - Dr Kath Robertson for Quality Academy ‘Skill’ Cohort 8

Gullane Medical Practice - Prescription requests - Wendy Knottenbelt for Quality Academy ‘Skill’ Cohort 6

Neuropathic pain and the prescription of Gabapentinoids, a multidisciplinary approach - Eddie Balfour for Quality Academy ‘Planning for Quality’ Cohort 2

Prescription headache - Craigmillar Admin Team for Quality Academy ‘Planning for Quality’ Cohort 6

Realistic medicine reviews: improving care home prescribing - Dr Jane Marshall for Quality Academy ‘Planning for Quality’ Cohort 5

To reduce GP workload by optimising a process for general practice based pharmacist doing prescribing related tasksAndrew McKay, Murray Rodin, Hamish Reid, Jo Smail for Quality Academy ‘Planning for Quality’ Cohort 2

Other Projects

Naloxone training in General Practice - Sighthill Green Medical Practice