Own my own gout programme

Date Published: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Diane Phone a pharmacist from Middlemore Hospital and Angela Moananu a primary care nurse, talk about their clinic's “own my own gout” programme, where patients connect directly with their pharmacist to manage their gout.




  • What gap did the project try to fill?
  • What’s involved in the programme?
  • What’s been the uptake by pharmacies?
  • What proportion of patients are now controlled on their allopurinol?
  • What do the pharmacists and nurses like about the programme?
  • Barriers to participation.

Take home message

  • increased patient ownership
  • reduced barriers to treatment




Diane Phone

To contact Diane Click here.

Angela Moananu
Practice Nurse

To contact Angela Click here.

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