Kate Gurney

Kate Gurney

Gender: Female

Medicines Management is about helping patients to get the best from their medicines and improving prescribing quality, safety and waste within the practice.

Kate's work involves liaising with a wide range of people from patients, to healthcare staff, to pharmacies, to ensure good communication at all levels.

Some aspects of her role include:

  • Working with clinicians and receptionists when dealing with repeat prescriptions or new prescription requests
  • Promoting better use of medicines by developing relevant patient information
  • Engaging with pharmacies to improve communication and working relations
  • Reducing waste by decreasing inappropriate issue of prescriptions