Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Community Prescribing and Dispensing News: 2018

Month

Topics

No. 294
December 2018
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  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Kyleena
    - Insulin lispro biosimilar
    - Catephen
  • NICE Guidance
    - NICE NG 88 (Nov 18): Heavy menstrual bleeding guideline
    - A number of guidelines for antimicrobial prescribing have been issued recently
  • NICE Bites - Heart failure
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Cognition
  • NSAIDs
  • Quality tip of the month - Bimatoprost eye drops for glaucoma
  • Understanding claims about healthcare

No. 293
November 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Nov 2018)
  • Self monitoring of blood glucose type 2 diabetes

  • Diclofenac
  • Evidence-based health care resources

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    Shared care guidelines
  • DOACS

No. 292
October 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Oct 2018)
  • Subcutaneous methotrexate pre-filled pen

  • Pregabalin and gabapentin
  • Open prescribing resource
  • Shared care guidelines
  • Bath emollients
  • Shared decision making 
No. 291
September 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Sept 2018)
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Adex gel
    - Alendronic acid (Binosto)NICE Guidance
    - NICE NG 100 (Jul 18): Rh
  • NICE Guidance
    - NICE NG 106 (Sep 18): Chronic heart failure in adults
    - NICE NG 104 (Sep 18): Pancreatitis
  • Polypharmacy - Cochrane review
  • Too much medicine
  • Margaret McCartney
  • Antidepressants
  • Shared understanding before shared decision making
  • Bias in research
  • Statins
No. 290
August 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (July 2018)
  • NICE Guidance
    - NICE NG 100 (Jul 18): Rheumatoid arthritis in adults
  • NOAC prescribing
  • Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Valproate pregnancy prevention programme
  • Overdiagnosis in primary care
  • Shared decision making
No. 289
June 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Jun 2018)
  • Drug safety resources
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (Sayana Press)
    - Freestyle libre
  • Shared Care Guidelines
  • NICE Guidance
    - NICE NG 97 (Jun 18): Dementia guideline
  • Polypharmacy
  • Choosing wisely
  • Shared decision making
  • Cognitive biases
  • Medication without harm
  • Adverse drug reactions
No. 288
May 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Apr / May 2018)
  • Medicines safety indicators
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • NICE Guidance
    - NICE NG 91 (Mar 18): Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing
  • Atrial fibrillation
No. 287
March 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Mar 2018)
  • NICE Guidance
    - NICE NG 84 (Jan '17): Sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing
    - NICE NG 88 (Feb '17): Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management
    - NICE CG 147 (Feb '17): Peripheral arterial disease
    NICE TA 160 (Feb '17): Raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women
    NICE TA 161 (Feb '17): Raloxifene and teriparatide for the secondary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women
    NICE NG 87 (Mar '17): 
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: diagnosis and management
  • Relative VS absolute risk
  • Shared decision making
  • Shared Care Guidelines
  • Antidepressants
No. 286
February 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Feb 2018)
  • Quality tip of the month - mercaptopurine and allopurinol interaction
  • Patient Safety Toolkit for General Practice
  • Valproate
  • Ulipristal acetate (Esmya)
  • Inhaled corticosteroids in asthma
  • Catalogue of bias
  • Drug misuse
  • Overdiagnosis bias
No. 285
January 2018
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Dec 2017/ Jan 2018)
  • NICE Guidance
    - NICE TA 494 (Dec '17): Naltrexone–bupropion for managing overweight and obesity
  • Shared decision making
  • Health Survey for England
  • Drug Monitoring Guide for Primary Care
  • Gabapentin
  • Proton pump inhibitors