In the UK, almost one in eight (13%) general practices dispense medicines. In sparsely populated rural areas, dispensing doctors are sometimes the...
NHS England published guidance in March 2018 advising GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions (see a full list below)....
In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” for 35 conditions (see the full list here) including headlice – which the...
In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions. Instead, it wants GPs to...
Guidance published by NHS England in March advises GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions. Instead, it wants GPs to...
The BHA applied for a judicial review in October 2017 after NHS England announced it would scrap 18 “ineffective, unsafe or low clinical treatments”...
The conditions identified – which include haemorrhoids, headlice, cystitis, and "aches and pains" (see full list below) – are considered “self-...
Responding to reports of individual CCGs stopping the routine prescribing of certain treatments, such as over-the-counter medicines and gluten-free...
At a public meeting last week (October 12), the clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) decided to introduce a number of changes to healthcare services...
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society published guidance last week in response to “some CCGs” looking to reduce the routine prescribing of medicines that...
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