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COVID-19 (Coronavirus info)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Medication Compliance

This information is common to all 5 diseases.


There is a 50% chance that your patient doesn't follow the prescribed directions for some/all of their medicines.

Non-adherence to prescribed medicines and non-adherence to advice about how to manage symptoms is very common and prevents patients from getting the best effect of treatments.

If you suspect low adherence and/or think the patient could benefit from a medication review/discussion about their medicines your Prescribing Support Pharmacist will be able to help.


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Last Updated: 23 September 2021