Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Community Prescribing and Dispensing News: 2013

Month

Topics

No. 251 
December 2013
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (December 2013)
  • Antiepileptics (AEDs)
  • Shingles  Vaccine
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
  • NICE Guidance
  • Pain Module
  • Changes to BNF distribution

No. 250 
November 2013
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (November 2013)
  • MHRA advice on switching between antiepileptics
  • Buccal midazolam
  • Renin-angiotensin system drugs - from Drug & Therapeutic Bulletin (Aug 2013 issue)
  • Saxagliptin

No. 249 
October 2013
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (October 2013)
  • Ticagrelor
  • Some useful prescribing resources
  • Target antibiotic toolkit
  • Antibiotic guidelines - Correction
  • Dapagliflozin
  • Type 2 diabetes - From Drug & Therapeutics Bulletin Sept 13 Issue
  • Cognitive psychology

No. 248 
September 2013
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (August/September 2013)
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Paliperidone injection (Xeplion)
    - Insulin degludec (Tresiba)
    - iAluril bladder instillation
  • Codeine / Dihydrocodeine / Morphine
  • NICE Guidance CG 169 and CG 171
  • Tiotropium

No. 247 
July/August 2013
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (June 2013)
  • Metoclopramide
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Perampanel
    - Aminolaevulinic acid gel (Ameluz)
    - Dapagliflozin
  • Patient Group Directions (PGD)
  • Alcohol addiction and benzodiazepines
  • Peninsula Community Health Services
  • Ticagrelor
  • Patient safety

No. 246 
June 2013
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  • NICE Guidance
  • Diclofenac and NSAIDs
  • Drug Safety Update - Aqueous cream
  • Labelling medicines for children

No. 245 
May 2013
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (April 2013)
  • Fostair
  • Interactions with HIV drugs
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Ulipristal acetate (Esmya)
    - Ingenol gel
    - Lixisenatide
    - Dapagliflozin
  • Metformin in infertility
  • Terbinafine
  • Management of infection guidance for Primary Care ...

No. 244 
March/April 2013
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (March 2013)
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Trospium XL
    - Glycopyrronium bromide
  • Hayfever time again
  • Tiotropium Respimat
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Shared decision making
  • Cilostazol

No. 243 
February 2013
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (February 2013)
  • Diclofenac
  • Useful resources – Have you seen?
  • QoF data……
  • Antimicrobials implicated in Clostridium Difficile infection
  • NICE Guidance TA 275
  • Inhaler technique
  • Option grids

No. 242 
January 2013
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  • Triple whammy!
  • Dabigatran
  • RCHT updated thrombosis guidelines
  • Joint formulary
  • Shared decision making
  • NSAIDS - From Drug & Therapeutics Bulletin (Jan’13 issue)