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DH: Professions to benefit from extended prescribing powers will be subject to consultation
One of the main elements of a proposed Medicines and Medical Devices Bill – referred to in the Queen’s Speech yesterday (October 14) and expanded on...
15/10/2019 47
I was recently featured in an article on C+D about how I put my qualifications as a non-medical prescriber into practice with the help of clinicians...
30/08/2019 1
A study examined prescribing of four drug classes, including statins
In the UK, almost one in eight (13%) general practices dispense medicines. In sparsely populated rural areas, dispensing doctors are sometimes the...
03/05/2019 20
Headlice treatments were among those blacklisted by NHS England
NHS England published guidance in March 2018 advising GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions (see a full list below)....
18/04/2019 11
NHS England blacklisted headlice treatments from prescriptions in March
In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” for 35 conditions (see the full list here) including headlice – which the...
28/11/2018 9
NHS England recommends wet-combing for headlice, reserving treatments for "exceptions" only
In March, NHS England published guidance advising GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions. Instead, it wants GPs to...
17/08/2018 4
NHS England has listed 35 conditions where OTC sales should replace prescriptions
Guidance published by NHS England in March advises GPs to “curb prescribing” of OTC treatments for certain conditions. Instead, it wants GPs to...
12/07/2018 1
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens: High Court's decision is welcome
The BHA applied for a judicial review in October 2017 after NHS England announced it would scrap 18 “ineffective, unsafe or low clinical treatments”...
06/06/2018 6
NHS England: We refined our approach to focus on type of condition rather than products
The conditions identified – which include haemorrhoids, headlice, cystitis, and "aches and pains" (see full list below) – are considered “self-...
03/04/2018 16
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James Kingsland GP NAPC CCG minor ailments
Responding to reports of individual CCGs stopping the routine prescribing of certain treatments, such as over-the-counter medicines and gluten-free...
10/11/2017 9

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