Optimising Medication Management in Primary Care

Optimizing Medication Management in Primary Care: A Medical-Social Approach Guided by Evidence-Based Policy

To promote the professional development of primary care services in Hong Kong community pharmacy, it is our pleasure to invite Professor Ian Wong from the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy from the University of Hong Kong to share the current development of the community pharmacy in Hong Kong. Besides, we are honored to invite Professor Timothy Chen from the University of Sydney to share about his experience in developing medication management services in Australia and bring us valuable insights:

Professor Ian CK Wong
Lo Shiu Kwan Kan Po Ling Professor in Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
The University of Hong Kong

Professor Timothy Chen
Professor of Medication Management  
Head of Pharmacy Practice and Health Services Research  
School of Pharmacy  
The University of Sydney  

✨Details ✨
Date: 19 June 2024  
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm (Hong Kong Time GMT+8)  
Venue: KK101, 1/F KK Leung Building, HKU  
Language: English
Format: Hybrid mode including face-to-face and online   
Application Link: https://forms.office.com/r/etMQNDAC9q    

✨ About the Seminar ✨
This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of medication management services in primary care and highlight evidence-informed practices in Australia. Professor Chen will share his experience and recommendations on evidence-informed policy changes including the integration of medication management services in primary care settings, government subsidization and service sustainability. Meanwhile, medical-social collaboration is also of uttermost importance in medication management services, social determinants of health (e.g. socioeconomic status, cultural beliefs and access to resources), strategies of medical-social collaboration and referral mechanisms for medication management services will also be shared in this seminar.

Jointly organized with Primary Care Pharmacy Consortium, this Seminar will serve as one of the Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Programmes and CPE points will likely be awarded after attending the Seminar. Stay tuned for CPE details and be sure to register the Seminar first! (The event is currently pending for CPE accreditation.)

Remark: CPE is only applicable to local participants and subject to final approval from individual college for the accreditation application.

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Organising Institute:
Hong Kong Jockey Club and Univeristy of Hong Kong
Prof. Ian Wong, Prof Timothy Chen

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