Professor Alldred's deprescribing tweet goes viral

When Professor David Alldred tweeted about deprescribing, over 200,000 people took notice and he's written a blog to explain what happened

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Too many medicines? A picture paints a thousand words.

By David Alldred PhD, FHEA, FRPharmS, Professor of Medicines Use and Safety

Last week, a primary care pharmacist colleague told me about a medication review they had done with a 92-year-old patient. With more than 200,000 views, the image clearly struck a nerve with doctors, nurses, pharmacists, patients and the public around the world.

 Read my blog for the full story.