Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe

The Pharmaceutical Care Network Europe (PCNE) was established in 1994  and it became an official association (under Dutch law) in 2004.
Pharmaceutical Care is the pharmacist's contribution to the care of individuals, in order to optimize medicines use and improve health outcomes.

Conferences Working groups

EDQM - Implementation of Pharmaceutical Care

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM), established a multidisciplinary group to draft a statement of principles and recommendations concerning pharmaceutical care. On 11 March 2020, the resolution was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. It explains pharmaceutical care and illustrates pharmacists’ contribution to medicine optimisation in different care settings.

This recent paper by Martin C. Henman, Silvia Ravera and Francois-Xavier Lery aims to describe the resolution and to illustrate the concept of pharmaceutical care, its relevance to health services and potential contribution to health policy.

See full text: Healthcare 2024,12, 232.