SWLSTG: Medicines Optimisation (MO) Strategy 2018/2023

Dear All


I have sent out the Stakeholder Survey and would appreciate it if you can raise awareness within your teams.  I have sent this to all Drs, Heads of Nursing, matrons, ward managers and asked for it to go on both insite and the external website and to the mental health interface group members.


The Trusts Drugs and Therapeutics Committee are in the process of developing the next medicines optimisation strategy, an enabling strategy to the Trusts overarching strategy.


The use of medicines is the most common healthcare intervention in the NHS. Medicines optimisation is a person-centred approach to safe and effective medicines use, to ensure people obtain the best possible outcomes from their medicines.


We want to work with our stakeholders across South West London (Sutton, Merton, Richmond, Kingston and Wandsworth) to shape the new strategy. We are interested in hearing and including the views of people who use our services, carers, those who work with us, GPs, commissioners and community groups to help develop our strategy around medicines for the organisation over the next 5 years.


Would you be able to raise awareness of this survey within your networks.


The survey can be accessed using the following link:




The Survey will be open for the next 6 weeks.


Many Thanks in anticipation


Michele Sie

Chief Pharmacist