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Resources to support answering medicines-related questions in primary care

NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service has published a guide suggesting resources for use in primary care to answer questions about medicines.

The document includes the following sections and most of the resources are freely available online:

  • General resources and guidelines
  • Administration of medicines
  • Adverse drug reactions
  • Breast feeding
  • Children
  • Complementary medicines
  • Contraception and family planning
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Drug interactions
  • Drug misuse
  • Drug stability / pharmaceutical issues
  • Identification of medicines
  • Immunisation and vaccines
  • Mental health
  • New medicines and horizon scanning
  • Palliative care
  • Patent expiry
  • Poisoning and toxicity
  • Pregnancy
  • Travel medicine

Resources to support answering medicines related questions in primary care December 2016