Skip to 0 minutes and 12 seconds We know that 30% to 50% of patients with long-term conditions do not take their medicines as prescribed.
Skip to 0 minutes and 24 seconds In Europe alone, this is costing an estimated 195,000 lives and 20 billion euros annually.
Skip to 0 minutes and 46 seconds So how can health care professionals best assist their patients to improve their health through better medication adherence as well as reduce the waste of valuable health care resources? We’ve gathered together some of the best minds in research and experts in clinical practice from King’s College London’s Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, along with our colleagues in King’s Health Partners, to bring you an engaging and practical approach to non-adherence. So with us, you can immerse yourself in case studies and discussions with colleagues around the world to explore the challenges of medicines non-adherence. We’ll be looking into the approaches that can be used to really engage patients with patient-centered consultation skills in order to improve their self-management of their medicines.
Skip to 1 minute and 39 seconds Designed specifically in bite-sized sections for busy pharmacists, doctors and nurses, and other health care professionals who are directly involved in or interested in developing skills for supporting their patients, you’ll be able to enhance your understanding of medicines adherence and non-adherence and increase your knowledge and skills and approaches and techniques to better support patient self-management of medicines and effect behaviour change.
Skip to 2 minutes and 14 seconds My name’s John Weinman. I’m professor of psychology applied to medicines in King’s College London. And on behalf of the team, I look forward to walking you through this vital and challenging area of health care provision. Thank you.