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Find out about the 50 vanguards and how they are developing new care models which will act as blueprints for the NHS moving forward.

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People and communities

How the vanguards are working with local communities to improve care for patients and carers.

News and blogs

Care home pharmacists to help cut overmedication and unnecessary hospital stays for frail older patients

NHS England has today announced plans to recruit and deploy hundreds of pharmacists into care homes to help reduce overmedication and cut unnecessary hospital stays. Around 180,000 people living in nursing or residential homes will have their prescriptions and medicines reviewed by the new pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Elderly care home residents often have one […]