Monitored Dosage Systems (MDS) For GP's

A Monitored Dosage System (MDS) organises medication into a simple tray with labelled compartments for each day and time, making it easier for GP patients to remember when to take their pills.

Monitored Dosage Systems (MDS) For GP's

3. MDS delivered to your Patient Weekly or Monthly

Offering Monitored Dosage Systems (MDS) through Hot Chemist presents GPs and their patients with a streamlined approach to medication compliance. This service ensures that patients who need assistance with their medication, as identified under the Equality Act 2010, receive the support they need anywhere in England. Following the GP’s guidance, eligible patients will be allocated a weekly (one dosette tray) or monthly (four dosette trays) delivery directly to their doorstep at no cost. This service from Hot Chemist ensures both flexibility and convenience to meet the unique medication management needs of each eligible patient.

Key Benefits for GPs and Patients:

  • Simplifies Medication Management: MDS organises medications into easy-to-follow dosette trays, enhancing patient adherence.
  • Supports Patient Independence: Patients manage their medications more effectively, promoting autonomy.
  • Reduces Medication Errors: Minimises the risks associated with complex medication regimens.
  • Nationwide Service: Available to patients across England, ensuring wide accessibility.
  • Free Doorstep Delivery (for eligible patients): Convenient for patients, with medications delivered directly to their homes at no extra cost.

Next Steps for GPs:

  1. Identify Patients in Need: Consider patients who might benefit from a compliance aid.
  2. Recommend Hot Chemist: Advise eligible patients to choose Hot Chemist for their MDS needs.
  3. Stay Informed: Receive updates on your patients’ adherence and medication management.

Getting Started for GPs:

  1. Book a Quick Chat: Schedule a brief discussion with our pharmacist, via phone or video call, to explore the Monitored Dosage System (MDS) benefits for your patients. This concise conversation typically lasts 5-10 minutes.
  2. Recommend Us: Guide your patients to our website where they can easily nominate Hot Chemist as their pharmacy provider for the MDS service. 
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