Category Archives: Resources

TARGET Antibiotic Toolkit – Refreshed Patient Leaflets

The RCGP TARGET [Treat Antibiotics Responsibly, Guidance, Education & Tools ] Antibiotic Toolkit has been refreshed and updated in recent months. The updated toolkit now includes a comprehensive guide to the available resources with advice and tips on using them in practice. Among the refreshed resources are: new versions of the Treating Your Infection – Respiratory Tract Infection Continue Reading »

Medicine Matters – Spring 2018/19

Spring 2018/19 This issue includes: Hay fever medicines (and when require protocol) New Terminology for food modification (food thickeners) Lessons Learnt: Effective audit Reminder regarding flammable products (Paraffin based products) CD guidance reference to website documents

Medicine Matters Winter 2018/19

Winter 2018/19 This issue includes: Homely medicines in care homes Can OTC medicines be used in care homes Warning about not over ordering medicines Lessons Learnt: Fentanyl patches – unintentional exposure MHRA Paraffin products – updated alert 9Dec 2018