Whilst a lot has changed since 2004, one thing has remained a constant- pharmacists’ clinical knowledge and expertise has remained central to every aspect of ICS and the services we deliver. ICS remains the only organisation in the UK healthcare sector to capitalise on this unique skill-set with a fully employed, nationwide team of clinical pharmacists.
In 2016, ICS delivered over 3,900 clinical reviews, remote services and patient facing clinics throughout the UK. And in stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF) alone, ICS pharmacists highlighted and recommended over 10,000 previously untreated patients for treatment. This potentially saved the NHS £8.6 million and prevented over 490 patients from suffering severe life-affecting symptoms.
ICS have extensive experience in establishing medicine and treatment pathways across multiple therapy areas, supported by IT system knowledge and detailed data capability, all of which combine to enhance both customer and patient experience of our service.