Podcast: Reminder packaging for improving adherence to self-administered long-term medications

Cochrane Reviews highlight the beneficial effects of many different medicines for a variety of illnesses, but we also know that lots of people don’t always take their medication exactly as it was prescribed. Kamal Mahtani from the Department of Primary Health Care at the University of Oxford in England is one of the authors on the September 2011 update of a review looking at the effects of specific types packaging to help people to remember to take their tablets as prescribed.