Event 29.10.2021

Behavioural Science Applied to Medicines Optimisation Challenges: Implementing deprescribing

Behavioural  Science Applied to Medicines Optimisation Challenges: Implementing deprescribing

Friday 29 October 2021; 14:30 – 15:30

Ageing & Multi-Morbidity Seminar


About the webinar:

This webinar will bring together practitioners, researchers and all others interested in applying behavioural science to deprescribing challenges. The event will highlight completed and ongoing projects that have incorporated behavioural science to address deprescribing medicines where the chance of harm outweighs benefit. The webinar will end with a discussion between participants and speakers to share learning, support cross-organisation working and enable researchers and practitioners to discuss what works for patients and staff.


  • 10 min -  Introduction to behavioural science & deprescribing
  • 10 min - Opioid deprescribing toolkit Speaker: Prof Debi Bhattacharya, University of East Anglia, NIHR ARC East of England
  • 10 min - Comprehensive geriatrician-led medication review in hospital (CHARMER) study Speaker: Dr Sion Scott, University of Leicester
  • 30 min- What have we learnt? What next? Curated conversation. Audience response to presentations, key points of learning and future research initiatives.