Pharmacy Pack

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Care Bundle toolkit

All the resources in the NSAIDs toolkit have been developed to help your pharmacy team consistently deliver the key safety messages and improve the safety of NSAIDs by ensuring patients have better information about how to take NSAIDs safely. The NSAIDs dispensing GPs pack is located here

Our NSAIDs Communication Care Bundle Guide and NSAIDs Safer Care Bundle Guidance outlines how these resources can be used.

Hard copies of the Safer Care Bundle will be sent to pharmacies throughout July.

NSAIDs care bundle

The NSAIDs bundle is made up of two parts:

  • NSAIDs Safer Care Bundle – this bundle aims to improve the clinical care of patients who take NSAIDs in addition to other medication.  Resources relating to this bundle are available to download here:
 

Resources for data collection

 

Resources to support implementation

 

data collection sheet (coming soon)

FAQs (coming soon)

run chart 1 (coming soon)

Triple Whammy (coming soon)

run chart 2 (coming soon)

 

run chart 3 (coming soon)

 

run chart 4 (coming soon)

 

 

NSAIDs Safer Care Bundle

Data collection

Your NSAIDs toolkit includes a data collection form and four run chart sheets. If your team prefers to capture data electronically, data can be entered into the Excel data collection tool. The electronic data collection tool will produce charts for both the Communication and Safer Care Bundle elements.

NSAIDs Data Tool 

Our guide on how to use run charts for improvement is available to download here

Supporting materials

  • This webinar provides basic information on how to implement the NSAIDs Safer Care Bundle. It should be used with the Communication Care Bundle Guide. You need to be a pharmacist and logged into Turas Learn to accessed the webinar.
  • Further resources to support continuous quality improvement in the community pharmacy setting are available here:
  • NSAIDs Communication Care Bundle – this toolkit provides a range of resources designed to help you implement the communication bundle and help you build your safety culture. Your NSAIDs toolkit box includes the following:

 

Data collection

Your NSAIDs toolkit includes a data collection form and four run chart sheets. If your team prefers to capture data electronically, data can be entered into the Excel data collection tool. The electronic data collection tool will produce charts for both the Communication and Safer Care Bundle elements.

NSAIDs Data Tool 

Our guide on how to use run charts for improvement is available to download here

Supporting materials

Local printing

Print-ready versions of the Medicine Sick Day Rules card and leaflets are available to download here along with guidance for external print companies. A print-ready version of the NSAIDs Safety Information card is available to download here.

Further supplies are expected to be managed locally. 

For further support, please contact your local Quality Improvement contact or the Primary Care Portfolio team: hcis.PCPTeam@nhs.net.