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Latest News & Postscripts

PostScript Community Pharmacy (July 2012)

Posted: July 02, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

To read this bulletin in PDF format, please click here.  In this edition: Childhood Vaccinations and MAS PHS Campaign &l...

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Formulary News (June 2012)

Posted: June 18, 2012.
Category - Formulary Update

The latest medicines discussed at ADTC and the agreed Formulary status

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Postscript Primary Care - May 2012

Posted: June 01, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Immunoglobulins Vaccines Dietetics

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  • Good Practice in Safe Management of CDs in Primary Care
  • Prescribing of trimethoprim in pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and chicken pox exposure
  • Vitamin D guidance
  • Metolazone (Metenix) discontinuation
  • New Urinary Catheter Formulary
  • Glasgow Addictions Service - New contact details
  • Action Required - Withdrawal of ProvideXtra Juice

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Postscript Primary Care - April/May 2012

Posted: May 29, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators

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  • Primary Care Prescribing Indicators 2012-13

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (June 2012)

Posted: May 29, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Opioids

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PostScript Acute 6 (May 2012)

Posted: May 15, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - SIGN NICE Mental Health

In this issue:

  • IV monographs
  • Missed doses
  • Missed doses - a focus on clozapine
  • Guidelines News

Information included is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting

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PostScript 69 (May 2012)

Posted: May 04, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Opioids Dabigatran Prescribing Indicators Palliative Care Paracetamol Mental Health Anticoagulants

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (May 2012)

Posted: April 27, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Palliative Care Smoking Cessation

Issue 69, May 2012 To read this bulletin in PDF format, please click here.  In this edition: Levomepromazine in palliative care patients: patient safety Coming to a PC Near You….the new elect...

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Formulary News (April 2012)

Posted: April 23, 2012.
Category - Formulary Update

The latest medicines discussed at ADTC and the agreed Formulary status

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Index of Previous Editions

Posted: April 03, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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