Menu Back to Event-Details

Patient Leaflets, Educational Materials and Patients – How to Increase Their Effectiveness in the Real World

Track:
Pharmacovigilance

Day & Time:
March 30, 4:00PM - 5:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

Session Number:
S0504/0904

Room Number:
Lomond

Type:
Session

Title:
Patient Leaflets, Educational Materials and Patients – How to Increase Their Effectiveness in the Real World

Chair(s):
D.K.Theo Raynor, PhD, MPharm
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Description:
Patients need good information to help them make choices about medicines and maximise their safe use. Patient leaflets and educational materials play a key role – but the need for improvement of their content and distribution has been identified. Key stakeholders will outline the issues and possible solutions prior to a panel and audience discussion.

Presentation(s) & Speaker(s):
Improving Patient Leaflets & Educational Materials – General Principles
D.K.Theo Raynor, PhD, MPharm
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Patient Leaflets – What Do the ‘Shortcomings’ Reports Tell Us?
Jan MacDonald, MSc, RPh
Group Manager for AIMS
MHRA, United Kingdom

Katarina Nedog, MSc
Senior Manager, Safety and Regulatory Affairs
Medicines For Europe, Belgium

Patient Input – Where, When and How?
Neil Betteridge
International Liaison Officer, Public Affairs
European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), Switzerland

Patient Leaflets ‘Shortcomings’ Reports – What Next?
Kristina Kurgonaite, DrSc
Policy Officer, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety Medicines
European Commission, Belgium