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

Medication Review - PCNE definition of medication review (2018)


The PCNE definition of medication review reads:

"Medication review is a structured evaluation of a patient’s medicines with the aim of optimising medicines use and improving health outcomes. This entails detecting drug-related problems and recommending interventions”

A research paper describes the process of reaching an agreement:

Griese-Mammen, N., Hersberger, K.E., Messerli, M. et al. PCNE definition of medication review: reaching agreement. Int J Clin Pharm 40, 1199–1208 (2018).