Managing patients with multimorbidity

Managing patients with multimorbidity

Lucy Archer Independent advanced nurse practitioner, Lucy Archer Healthcare Training and Consultancy, Colchester, Essex, England

Multimorbidity is becoming an increasing problem with more patients having two or more long-term conditions. This is putting an additional burden on healthcare resources while having a detrimental effect on the quality of patients’ lives. Clinicians need to consider how they can treat this cohort of patients better. This article will discuss the issues and challenges of dealing with multimorbidity and suggest how these patients can best be managed.

Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2018.e1386


Archer L (2018) Managing patients with multimorbidity. Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2018.e1386

Peer review

This article has been subject to external double-blind review and checked for plagiarism using automated software


Conflict of interest

None declared

Published online: 19 June 2018