Key NHS & Industry Documents

NICE Clinical Guidance: Medicine Adherence (CG76)

This guidance is about enabling patients to make informed choices by involving and supporting them in decisions about prescribed medicines:

ABPI Code of Practice

To learn more about the regulations that apply to promotion of prescription medicines, click here: ABPI_Code_2012

For more information, go to their website:

Raising the  profile of Long Term Conditions Care (2008)

DoH report on how local health and social care communities are improving the care and outcomes for people with long term conditions. Includes series of informative case studies. Click here: DoH LTC Care

 ABPI Guidance on Joint working between the industry and the NHS

To support joint working between the Pharmaceutical Industry and the NHS on projects that will benefit patients. It will assist you during the start-up phase of a Joint Working project through 7 steps, from Idea Generation to
developing the Joint Working Agreement. To access a quick reference guide to the Joint Working Guidance click here: ABPI Joint Working

Whole System Demonstrator Programme (Dec 2011)

The largest randomised control trial of telehealth (remote care) and telecare in the world, involving 6191 patients and 238 GP practices. Demonstrates a 45% reduction in mortality rates. Click here: DoH Telehealth