Hats off to Margaret McArthur, Senior Associate at the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham for her newly-published report on automatic medicine dispensers. (Readers from June may recall her request for information.) Although working with limited data she has woven the material into a readable and informative 59 page report. It picks up all the important matters around the use of such dispensers, including their issues for pharmacists and the implications of the UK’s shameful health-social care ‘divide’ when it comes to provision.
Download the pdf from the West Midlands CSIP site: Essential reading for anyone involved in commissioning or planning telecare and telehealth services.