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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

Northern England Clinical Network NOAC Alert Cards – Supplies

Northern England Clinical Network (NECN) Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulant medicines (NOAC) Alert Cards In 2015, NECN Cardiac Rhythm Management subgroup – supported by the Stroke Advisory Group, Haematology Group, Pharmacy Group, Primary Care Group, Thrombosis Group, acute care physicians and patient representation groups – launched a NOAC Alert Card. An initial supply was sent to all NHS Trust Continue Reading »

Flu – Antiviral Prescription Authorisation Withdrawn

The Chief Medical and Pharmaceutical Officers for England have circulated the following message to Prescribers & Community Pharmacists: The most recent surveillance data from Public Health England (PHE) indicates that circulation¬† of influenza in the community has returned to baseline levels. GPs and other prescribers working in primary care should no longer prescribe antiviral medicines, for the prophylaxis Continue Reading »