BOB ICS Polypharmacy Community of Practice

6th September 2023 13.00-14.00


The Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care Board (BOB ICB) and the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (Oxford AHSN) are developing a Polypharmacy Community of Practice for the BOB health and care system.  This is part of the national AHSN Network polypharmacy programme.

The 2nd Community of Practice meeting is on Wednesday 6th September, 13:00 – 14:00

This meeting will include an interactive session with Dr Theresa Frang, Consultant Geriatrician, Elderly Care Medicine, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, with worked examples presented.  Please read the case study prior to the session to enable us to discuss polypharmacy scenarios from the perspective of the different care providers that contribute to the patient care within the system in the breakout session.

Joining instructions for the Zoom meeting are:
Meeting ID 812 888 1097

Register here to become a member of the BOB Polypharmacy CoP and receive invitations to future meetings

The Polypharmacy Community of Practice (CoP) will:

  • bring together individuals and organisations with a common interest in helping to reduce overprescribing, and improve medicines safety and people’s health
  • foster a system-wide culture of collaboration, shared information, learning and innovation

The inaugural meeting of the BOB Polypharmacy CoP was held in June 2023.

The BOB Polypharmacy Community of Practice is open to all health and social care professionals, representatives from healthcare groups, patients or individuals from patient groups or organisations within the BOB ICB area.

For any queries, please contact:
Jillian Powell, Medicines Optimisation Lead Pharmacist, BOB ICB –