Welcome to Your Medicines Your Health

Our public education campaign to encourage safe and effective use and storage and disposal of medicines.

The campaign centres around advertising and promotional material, personal talks and presentations, using simple messages and giving people easy actions that they can take to improve their medicines management.

It’s our aim to help everyone get the most out of their medicines. Our message is

Take them if you can, tell us if you can’t

The education programme can be accessed by anyone at any age who lives in Wales or is registered to a Welsh GP practice. It is a campaign for individuals, organised groups, schools and voluntary sector organisations. YMYH team members will visit organised events and local groups e.g. Health and Wellbeing events, 50+ Forums, Sheltered Housing Accommodation, Falls Prevention and Carers’ Support Events.

We also deliver training session for Health, Social Service and Education Staff who would like to deliver aspects of the campaign.

Our bright yellow promotional materials promote positive, easy to read and readily identifiable messages and actions that can be taken to help promote safe medicines management.

Visit the Campaign pages to download YMYH resources.

Contact us:

Martin Davies – Chief Pharmacist for Community Hospitals, Strategic Lead for YMYH

Emma Williams – Clinical Pharmacist Lead Community Pharmacy

Email – YMYH@wales.nhs.uk

1 month ago
Time for a clear-out… #SpringCleanYourMedicinesCupboard and take any unwanted or
unused medicines back to your local pharmacy to be safely
disposed of
#WalesYMYH https://t.co/isH5WQjrXo
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1 month ago
Prescriptions can be confusing - Do you know someone needing help with their medicines? Tell their GP surgery or your local pharmacist #TakeThemIfYouCanTellUsIfYouCan’t #carers #YourMedicinesYourHealth https://t.co/qAVfpevDGI WalesYMYH photo
2 months ago
Pharmacist-led medication reviews after hospital discharge significantly cuts chances of readmission: Patients in Wales who had their medicines reviewed by a pharmacist after being discharged from hospital were significantly less likely to be readmitted… https://t.co/pRKN9zogoS
2 months ago
Coming into hospital as an inpatient? Don't
forget to bring your medicines with you #YourMedicinesYourHealth https://t.co/COZPecOFR9
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2 months ago
The Government and NHS are well prepared to deal with coronavirus.
2 months ago
It's @MHRAgovuk Adverse Drug Reaction awareness week. Help spread awareness about the importance of reporting suspected side effects to the #YellowCard Scheme. #PatientSafety #Polypharmacy

Follow these tips on how to improve safe use of medicines https://t.co/zPH3sGqngf
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