Managing polypharmacy and deprescribing

1. Introduction – overview of polypharmacy and MIAP (25 minutes + 27 minutes = 52 minutes)
Dr Ian Hosford

Introduction, part 1
Introduction, part 2

2. Managing polypharmacy – GP/palliative care perspective (39 minutes)
Dr Marion Taylor

GP/palliative care perspective

3. Managing polypharmacy – pharmacist perspective (32 minutes)
Fiona Corbin

Pharmacist perspective

4. Managing polypharmacy – case based discussion (33 minutes + 27 minutes = 60 minutes)
Dr Jan Gregson

Case-based discussion, part 1
Case-based discussion, part 2

Managing polypharmacy and deprescribing

Seminar held 5 April 2017.


Fiona Corbin Advisor PHARMAC Seminars, Clinical Advisory Pharmacist WRHN, Clinical Pharmacist Whanganui Hospital

Dr Jan Gregson Advisor PHARMAC Seminars, Consultant Physician and Geriatrician Whanganui DHB

Invited speakers

Dr Ian Hosford Consultant Psychogeriatrician HBDHB

Dr Marion Taylor GP & Senior Medical Officer Hospice Whanganui

Jane Dutton Nurse Practitioner

These presentations are provided for professional development purposes for the benefit of qualified health practitioners and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Any opinions offered are those of the presenter or other speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of PHARMAC. PHARMAC accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.