Counselling people on the use of medicines

Pharmacy guide

This pharmacy guide is for pharmacists when advising people on the use of medicines.

It will help you to consider when advice is appropriate and looks at:

  • Who to advise
  • When advice is appropriate
  • What information should be given.

First Published: 26 September 2016
Updated: 1 June 2022

Sections on this page

    • Key points
    • Why people need advice
    • Who to give medicines advice to
    • When medicines advice is appropriate
    • What information should be given
    • Additional points to consider
    • Further information

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