A medicines review is a meeting with a doctor or a pharmacist to talk about the medicines you are currently taking.
The information in this app is based on NHS Scotland guidance about how to carry out a medicines review for people who take a lot of medicines. For these people, their medicines review may sometimes be called a Polypharmacy Review. Polypharmacy means "lots of medicines.”
This is a video recording of a medicines review with NHS Tayside GP Dr Graham Kramer and a longstanding patient of his called Ida along with her daughter Jane. Dr Kramer uses the 7 steps Polypharmacy Review to help the conversation:
This is a video recording of a patient and carer explaining how the medicines review has been useful to them.