Research program Pharmaceutical Care

Program coordination by Nivel expert professor Liset van Dijk, PhD

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Prof. Liset van Dijk, PhD
At a certain point in their live, most people come into contact with pharmaceutical care, either as a patient or as a healthcare giver. The use of medicines is the most common treatment within healthcare. When people use their medicines properly, they experience more quality of life.

Within this research program we investigate the entire pharmaceutical care chain, from the prescription of a medicine by the doctor, to its delivery by the pharmacy, to the patient who uses it.

 

 

Doel Points of focus 2022–2024

 

  • Offering support in the proper use of medicines by patients. We focus on the implementation of therapy compliance interventions in primary care and on the communication between pharmacists and patients regarding medicines.
  • Optimizing medication adherence
  • Stimulating efficient and sustainable use of medicines. We examine, for example, how doctors prescribe medicines and whether they follow the professional guidelines in doing so.
  • Achieving less wastage in healthcare and less prescribing of polluting medicine, such as dose-ranging aerosols.

Meer weten?Our publications or our projects

There are several ways to find the international publications and research projects relevant to this reseach program:

Meer wetenWant to know more?

For more information on (conducting research together with Nivel in) this specific area of expertise, please feel free to contact our expert and program coordinator Liset van Dijk (on the right).
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Dijk, L. van. Research program Pharmaceutical Care. From: www.nivel.nl [Last update 11-July-2022; consulted on 16-August-2022]. URL: https://www.nivel.nl/en/pharmaceutical-care