As the population ages and life expectancy increases, a greater number of older people are living with several long-term conditions that are being managed with an increasing number of medicines – ‘polypharmacy’.

The newly published third edition Guide to Support Medication Review in Older People developed by the Northern Ireland Pharmacists working with Older People (NIPOP) Network is aimed at supporting healthcare professionals when carrying out comprehensive reviews of the appropriateness of medicines prescribed for older people.

Click here to read the guide (PDF 292kb)

NIPOP is an interest group of the Pharmacy Forum NI. For more information and to get involved, click here.