Information Prescriptions

Workshop Report "From Theory to Practice"

Ask About Medicines (AAM), Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and Cancerbackup have been working in partnership to support the development of Information Prescriptions for patients with cancer.

A recent workshop brought together cancer healthcare professionals with other interested parties to discuss their experiences and the practicalities of extending the use of information prescriptions.  Please use the links below to view the presentations from this workshop.

Better Information, Better Choices, Better Health - Mary Simpson

Cancer Information at BHE Hospital Trust - Donna Hurley

Information Prescriptions in Practice - Nicholas James

Tailoring the Information Prescription - Jackie Beavan

A report that summarises the presentations given on the role and use of information prescriptions and provides recommendations developed by our partnership from the workshop discussions which support the value and concept of information prescriptions.  Download this report by clicking here.

If you would like further information on starting to pilot and evaluate information prescriptions in cancer, or would like to share your own experiences our partnership is setting up a knowledge centre for support and advice.  Please contact Elizabeth Lodge on 020 7920 7258 or email [email protected].


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