Counselling patients on medicines

Advising people on the use of medicines

Pharmacy guide

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

This guide will help you to consider when advice is appropriate.

This guide looks at:

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

Sections on this page

    • Key points
    • Why is this important for you?
    • Why do people need advice?
    • Who should you be giving medicines advice to?
    • When is medicines advice appropriate?
    • What information should be included?
    • Additional points to consider
    • Where to go for further information?

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