IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: pharmaceutical care

Oct. 7, 2021 Global Publication

Commentary: how person-centred is pharmaceutical care?

An overview of the literature shows that there is limited guidance available on how to apply person-centred care within pharmaceutical care and clinical pharmacy practices. The aim of this recently published commentary is to provide insight into how person-centred care can impact on and be incorporated into contemporary pharmaceutical care practices.

In particular, it presents an overview of how to include the cornerstones of person-centred care – the narrative, the partnership, and the co-created health plan – in the clinical work tasks of outpatient and inpatient pharmacists. The commentary thus provides a theoretical basis for future discussion on how pharmacists can be active participants in the development towards more person-centred health systems that is occurring in many countries.

Aug. 29, 2022 Europe Publication

The principles of person-centredness in quality patient care-Evaluation of the Community Pharmacy Services Quality Guidelines in Estonia

Person-centredness is considered a key component of quality healthcare and the core competence of all healthcare professionals. However, person-centred care (PCC) is not often considered a priority for improving the quality of healthcare. This study aimed to evaluate to what extent the PCC principles are included in the Community Pharmacy Services Quality Guidelines (CPSQG) in Estonia.