Working with patient groups and schools

NHS Herefordshire funds pharmacists to attend patient group programmes, for example, the cardiac rehabilitation group, Parkinson's disease patient groups, and patients suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to provide advice and answer questions on their medicines.

If you suffer from one of the conditions described above, you may be invited by a health care professional to attend one of the pharmacist led discussions about medicines.

Feedback about this service has been good and comments have included:

Good advice, very pleasant presentation

I wish I'd known about these drugs months ago

Everything was easy to understand and very beneficial

It was good to have time set apart to learn about complicated tablets and side effects