Public Health England have produced a quick and easy-to-read reference poster guide for patients showing the ages and dates of birth of those who are eligible for the shingles vaccination from 1 September 2016. For local downloading and printing. Who is eligible for the 2016 to 2017 shingles vaccine?
– Levonorgestrel-containing emergency hormonal contraception: advice on interactions with hepatic enzyme inducers and contraceptive efficacy
– Posaconazole (Noxafil): tablets and oral suspension are not directly interchangeable
– Idelalisib (Zydelig▼): updated indications and advice on minimising the risk of infection
– Letters sent to healthcare professionals in August 2016
NICE Bites summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. Sections covered include: assessment and referral, people most vulnerable to sepsis, face to face assessment, treatment and management, antibiotic treatment, intravenous fluids, information and support, information at discharge, training and education.