The CPA signs Pioneering Memorandum of Understanding with MOIC
The Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA) is delighted to announce a transformative partnership with the Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre (MOIC).
Formalized through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the partnership aligns with both the CPA and MOIC‘s strategic objectives. Our shared vision is to amplify our impact in the field of medicines optimisation, clinical pharmacy, and pharmaceutical care, facilitating knowledge transfer and exchange, and driving forward initiatives in training and development.
Victoria Rutter, Chief Executive Officer of the CPA, stated, “This exciting partnership underscores our unwavering commitment to empowering pharmacists in the Commonwealth and our dedication to enhancing health systems through supporting the safer and more effective use of medicines. This collaboration leverages the strengths of both organisations and creates opportunities for future shared learning and innovative approaches to optimising pharmacist-led use of medicines, particularly in lower resource settings.”
This collaboration leverages the strengths of both organisations and creates opportunities for future shared learning and innovative approaches to optimising pharmacist-led use of medicines, particularly in lower resource settings.
Victoria Rutter, Executive Director at the CPA.
Speaking about the collaboration, MOIC Director, Prof Michael Scott MBE said: “The Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre (MOIC) is delighted to sign this Memorandum of Understanding. Through this MOU we are looking forward to working together to develop clinical pharmacy services and medicines optimization including antimicrobial stewardship with a number of countries within the Commonwealth. This demonstrates our commitment to build partnerships and collaborations globally and also bring learning back to Northern Ireland.”
Through this MOU we are looking forward to working together to develop clinical pharmacy services and medicines optimization including antimicrobial stewardship with a number of countries within the Commonwealth.
Professor Michael Scott, Director, MOIC
This partnership is in line with our mission to develop the Commonwealth pharmacy workforce, strengthen healthcare systems, and improve access to quality medicines and vaccines. We believe this collaboration will significantly contribute to the prosperity of the pharmacy profession and the health of individuals throughout the Commonwealth.
For more information about this partnership, please contact:
Communications Manager, CPA
Communications Manager, MOIC
About the CPA
The CPA works to support pharmacists in strengthening healthcare systems; through the safe and effective use of medicines, improving access and quality of medicines and vaccines, and the prevention of disease and promoting healthy lifestyles. Through their government channels, they are vocal advocates for improved access and quality of medicines and vaccines; embedding pharmacists at all levels of medicines management to achieve this goal.
About the Medicines Optimisation Innovation Centre, Northern Health & Social Care Trust (MOIC)
MOIC is a pioneering institution dedicated to improving clinical outcomes and patient experience. Through research and development, quality improvement, innovation, and knowledge transfer, MOIC is committed to meeting the needs of the Northern Ireland population and making a significant contribution to the local economy. Having established a number of networks and partnerships, MOIC is committed to building further collaborations globally.