Parkinson’s UK report that highlights problems that people with Parkinson’s disease can face receiving their medication when having a hospital stay. These findings include: nearly two thirds of people who have Parkinson’s don’t always get their medication on time in
Guidance to help the NHS, local authorities and others support European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the Antibiotic Guardian campaign, to encourage responsible use of antibiotics. This guide is aimed at healthcare professionals.
Guidance to help the NHS, local authorities and others support European Antibiotic Awareness Day and the Antibiotic Guardian campaign, to encourage responsible use of antibiotics. This guide is aimed at healthcare students and pre-registration professionals.
This document explains how to use antibiotics responsibly for patients, animal keepers, pet owners and prescribers.
Sets out medicines that cannot be parallel exported from the UK because they are needed for UK patients. The list is updated regularly. Parallel export of a medicine on the list is considered a breach of regulation 43(2) of the
A community pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme (QPS), which forms part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF), was introduced in December 2016. The QPS was designed to reward community pharmacies for delivering quality criteria in all three of the quality
Penalty charge notices (PCNs) are supposed to discourage people from claiming free prescriptions or dental treatment when they are not entitled to do so. This report finds the Department and NHS England have been shockingly complacent about the fundamental problems
To achieve and to maintain Healthy Living Pharmacy Level 1 status, pharmacy teams are required to meet 27 quality criteria. Holding health promotion events/campaigns and documenting details of these are a way for pharmacy teams to demonstrate that they meet
The government’s response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s report. It details the government’s response to all 11 recommendations from the Drugs policy: medicinal cannabis: Sixteenth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report
Public Health England containing the results of a public health evidence review of available data and published evidence on the problems of dependence and withdrawal associated with some prescribed medicines. It points to issues of GP prescribing and highlights how patients
Age UK report that calls for a more considered approach to prescribing medicines for our older population. It says too many older people in our society are on too many prescribed medicines, putting them at risk of side effects that
This briefing provides guidance for community pharmacy contractors and their teams on the 2019/2020 NHS seasonal influenza vaccination advanced service. It discusses the background to and aims of the service, service provision, which vaccines should be covered and training of
This circular covers the updated National Guidance on the Safe Administration of Intrathecal Chemotherapy. This updated guidance replaces HSC 2003/010. It sets out the minimum that should be expected of an NHS Trust providing an intrathecal chemotherapy service. It also