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NCL and NEL Polypharmacy Masterclass

North Central London colleagues – This training forms part of the NCL Prescribing Quality Scheme 23/24. Attendance at this educational event will be rewarded as outlined in the NCL Prescribing Quality Scheme (PQS) and at least one prescriber should attend from each practice where possible.


GPs, Pharmacists, Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs), Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs), Non-Medical Prescribers

The polypharmacy masterclass aims to:

  • Support primary care prescribers in effective decision-making around deprescribing where clinically appropriate.

  • Outline some of the clinical resources and tools available to support prescribers in conducting structured medication reviews (SMRs).

Expert Speakers:

  • Dr Clifford Lisk: Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, Barnet Hospital, Royal Free Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Deputy Head of London School of Medicine and the Medical Specialties, NHSE; Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, UCL Medical School

  • Asra Ahmed: Pharmacy Education Lead, NCL Training Hub; AHSN-accredited Polypharmacy Trainer

  • Sagal Hashi: Lead Pharmacist Medicines Optimisation, NHS North East London

  • Soumia Kolli: Head of PCN Pharmacy Workforce, Islington 

This is a repeat of the session delivered on the 2nd of November. The event will be recorded.

Please see attached flyer and circulate to your colleagues!