Community Pharmacy as an Essential Delivery Partner in MAT

 

Our seventh MAT Standards Learning System webinar, held on 18 June 2024 was hosted by Clare Morrison, Director of Community Engagement and Transformational Change. The session focused on the impact and implications of the MAT standards on community pharmacy services and speakers included:

  • Adrian MacKenzie, HIS MAT Standards Pharmacy Lead, providing a high-level overview of the recently published HIS MAT Pharmacy Impact report.
  • Tony McDavitt, Director of Pharmacy and Interim Depute Chief Officer, NHS Shetland and Chris Miller, Chief Pharmacist for Primary Care, NHS Lanarkshire discussing the value of Community Pharmacy MAT and gaining the greatest benefits.
  • Adam Osprey, Policy and Development Pharmacist, Community Pharmacy Scotland on current and future service delivery.

If you missed the webinar you can catch up on the recording here and also view the presentation slides here

The topic of Buvidal was discussed throughout the session and Fiona Raeburn, Specialist Pharmacist in Substance Use was kind enough to share the test of change evaluation that had been carried out by NHS Grampian. The link to this can be found here