Aquarius Population Health

Prescribing restrictions for triple therapy in COPD

We are pleased to announce that our study, exploring barriers to accessing triple therapy for COPD management in primary care across Europe, was presented at the 12th International Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) World Conference in Athens. The research looked at the variation in the pharmacological management of COPD due to payer-driven access criteria for triple Read More >

COPD care: different countries, same issues

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) persists as a major global public health issue demanding urgent attention from policymakers. Despite being preventable and treatable, COPD is the third leading cause of death globally* accounting for 3.3 million deaths worldwide. Aquarius Population Health conducted a qualitative research study with 17 clinical experts involved in COPD management from Read More >

Improving the NHS Blood Culture Pathway in England

Bloodstream infections (BSI) are common and cause severe disease and death. Blood cultures are used to identify whether patients have a bacterial or fungal BSI and assess whether the microbe will be resistant to any antimicrobial therapies (AMTs) helping clinicians to prescribe AMTs to patients who truly need them. NHS England’s blood culture audit indicated low adherence to best practice guidelines and trusts have raised concerns regarding the resource implications of achieving compliance.

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