Please note that only GPs, nurses and AHP prescribers working in Northern Ireland are eligible to enrol for these workshops. Northern Ireland pharmacists may also enrol via the NICPLD website.

Deprescribing and Medication Review for Adults with Multimorbidity


November 2023

10:00am - 1:00pm
2 hours


  • Mrs Jayne Agnew
    Consultant Pharmacist (Older People), SHSCT
  • Mrs Roisin McQuillan
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG


To provide an update on medicines optimisation issues for adults with multiple long term conditions, with a focus on older people.

Learning outcomes

Having attended this webinar you will be able to:
  • Understand the implications of polypharmacy
  • Consider patient groups that are likely to be taking many medicines and are particularly vulnerable to adverse drug reactions
  • Use the PrescQIPP IMPACT tool to help prioritise deprescribing decisions in patients taking several drugs which could be stopped
  • Deprescribe, reduce or substitute inappropriate medicines through a structured medication review for patients, involving the patient and their family members/carers in the discussion and any decision