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Latest News & Postscripts

PostScript Community Pharmacy (April 2012)

Posted: April 03, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

Issue 68, April 2012 To read this bulletin in PDF format, please click here.  In this edition: APC update: February ...

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Index of Previous Editions

Posted: April 03, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update

This website does not contain copies of all previous editions of the PostScript family of bulletins. For an index of content of previous editions please click

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Postscript Primary Care - March 2012

Posted: March 20, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Diabetes Dietetics Methotrexate

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  • Homely Remedies
  • Buccal Midazolam
  • Gliptins and Renal Disease
  • Adult Infection Management Guideline Revision
  • Methotrexate Voluntary Ban - 10mg tablets
  • Oral Nutrition Contract
  • Ensure Plus Starter Packs

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PostScript Oncology 17 - March 2012

Posted: March 08, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology
Tagged with - Cancer

In this issue:

  • Guideline news - local and national
  • Drug safety update
  • MHRA yellow card reporting scheme
  • Recent clinical audit highlights
  • Recent national guidance and GGC formulary decisions

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PostScript 68 (March 2012)

Posted: March 02, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Erectile Dysfunction Unlicensed Medicines Paracetamol Therapeutic Handbook SMC

  To read this edition of PostScript in PDF format, click here.   This edition contains articles on: •           Topical Lidocaine Plaster ...

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PostScript Safety 11 (Feb 2012)

Posted: February 29, 2012.
Category - PostScript Safety
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Mental Health Anticoagulants Methotrexate

  • Sepsis is a medical emergency
  • Methotrexate - voluntary ban on 10mg tablets
  • Changes to citalopram/escitalopram dosing
  • Enoxaparin:  advice on site of administration
  • Update on Double Dipping

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PostScript Community Pharmacy March 2012

Posted: February 23, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Methotrexate

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Postscript Primary Care - February 2012

Posted: February 22, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Smoking Cessation

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  • Levothyroxine - License suspension
  • Gabapentin/Pregabalin - Abuse
  • NRT Contract Change
  • Dalteparin Error
  • Dermatology Prescribing
  • Domperidone caution
  • Hypertension Guideline

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Formulary News (February 2012)

Posted: February 20, 2012.
Category - Formulary Update

The latest medicines discussed at ADTC and the agreed Formulary status

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (February 2012)

Posted: January 27, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Opioids

To read the February edition in pdf format, please click here. In this issue Gabapentin and Pregabalin Potential for Misuse

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