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HRT Shortages – British Menopause Society Update

The British Menopause Society have published a helpful update on current availability of HRT products in the UK – including the following notes: There have been availability issues with many HRT products. Some of these are related to manufacturing shortages, while others are related to supply issues. The BMS has been reassured that these are temporary shortages which Continue Reading »

Medicine Matters – Spring 2019

Medicine Matters – Spring 2019 This issue includes: Improving diagnosis and management of UTIs in older people in Care Homes Controlled Drug Legislation changes April 2019 Lessons Learnt: Insulin Administration

Valproate Use in Women & Girls with Childbearing Potential – Pragmatic Guide

Experts from 13 national bodies, including seven Royal Colleges, have joined forces to publish practical guidance to support doctors and other health professionals providing care for women and girls in their reproductive years who may be prescribed valproate. The ‘pan-College’ advice is based on 2018 regulations issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) around the Continue Reading »