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Module Reading List

Pharmaceutical Care: Core Conditions, 2019/20, Semester F12
Dan Greer
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential Reading

NICE 2013 . NHS evidence [online]. [accessed 17th Dec 2018]. Available from:

Critical evaluation of drug use requires use of the current literature. NHS employees can register for password access to the NHS evidence. This provides links to many essential resources that students should consult regarding current evidence and guidelines.

NICE 2009. Medicines adherence. Involving patients in decisions about prescribed medicines and supporting adherence [online] London: NICE [accessed 17 th Dec 2018]. Available from:

Sexton J,Green C, Nickless G. 2006. Pharmaceutical care made easy : essentials of medicines management in the individual patient. London: Pharmaceutical Press

Whittlesea C, Hodson K eds. 2018. Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 6th edition. Oxford: Elsevier. 

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Bond, C. ed. 2004. Concordance : a partnership in medicine-taking. London: Pharmaceutical Press.

Dodds L.ed 2013. Drugs in use. 5th edition. London: Pharmaceutical press.

Kumar P, Clark M. eds. 2016. Clinical Medicine. 9th edition. London: Elsevier Health Sciences.

The two following references are extensive reports that are useful resources to dip into if you are looking for evidence to support specific interventions around concordance and adherence.

Horne R., Weinman J, Barber N, Elliott R, and Morgan M, 2005. Concordance, adherence and compliance in medicine taking. [Online]. [Accessed 12th Dec 2018] Available from:

Nunes V, Neilson J, O’Flynn N et al. Clinical Guidelines and Evidence Review for Medicines Adherence: involving patients in decisions about prescribed medicines and supporting adherence.[online] London: National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care and Royal College of General Practitioners [Accessed 17th Dec 2018] Available from:

Specific reading around therapeutic areas is available on the VLE.

This list was last updated on 17/12/2018