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Table 1 Examples of medicine related policies

From: Pharmaceutical Policy Part 2 Pharmaceutical engagement and policy development: a framework for influence

Adverse medication events Prescription charges
Antimicrobial stewardship Purchasing of medicines
Availability of high cost specialist medicines Quality of Medicines
Essential medicine lists Reimbursement of dispensed medication
Generic substitution Storage, safe handling and administration
Medicines information for patients Use of patients own medicines following hospital admission
Medicines legislative control Use of unlicensed (and off-label) medicines
Partnership with the pharmaceutical industry