Boots criticised over pill boxes for the elderly

Some pharmacies run by the chain have stopped providing weekly pill organiser packs for patients. …

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said in guidelines drawn up before the pandemic that there are benefits and disadvantages with use of the dosette boxes: “A multi-compartment compliance aid is one tool amongst many to help with medicines use but other interventions also exist, which as part of a person-centred and quality approach, must also be considered.”


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