News Letters 2012


Issue
Number
Date

Topics

IMPACT
Volume 6
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November
2012

MHRA advice for Simvastatin
Atorvastatin versus simvastatin costs
Changes to the prescribing and availability of Epanutin
Branded prescribing for renal patients

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Volume 6
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September 
2012

Oral Nutritional Supplements - Which products should I use?
MHRA warnings for dabigatran
MHRA warnings for domperidone

IMPACT
Volume 6
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August 
2012

Security of prescription forms
Rivaroxaban for use in atrial fibrillation
RESPeRATE® - Non-formulary
Dutasteride price increase
Jext® - adrenaline autoinjector

IMPACT
Volume 6
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June 
2012

Scottish Quality Prescribing Initiative
High dose steroid inhaler prescribing
SIGN 101 Management of Asthma - Stepping Down Therapy
Admission Rates For COPD and Asthma versus Steroid Inhaler Prescribing
Inhaled Steroids in the Management of COPD - NICE Guideline

IMPACT
Volume 6
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May
2012

Antibiotics - the need to reduce volume of prescribing
SAPG Primary Care Prescribing Indicator report 2010/11
GP National audit tool for management of common infections
Management of upper respiratory tract infections

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Volume 6
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 February
2012

Special Update
Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation in the Prevention of Fracture: Practical Prescribing

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Volume 6
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January
2012

NICE Guideline on Hypertension 2011
NHSG Primary Care Empirical Antibiotic Guidelines
Formulary Group Decision - November 2011
ScriptSwitch update