Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Community Prescribing and Dispensing News: 2020

  

Month
Topic

No 309 December 2020
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Dec 20)
  • NICE Guidance 
    - NG184 (Nov’20) - Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing 
    - CG177 (Dec '20) - Osteoarthritis: care and management guideline 
    - NG 59 (Dec '20) - Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management
    - CG147 (Dec '20) - Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management
    - NG17 (Dec '20) - Type 1 diabetes in adults: diagnosis and management
    - NG28 (Dec '20) - Type 2 diabetes in adults: management
    - NG188 (Dec '20) - COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19
    - NG187 (Dec '20) - COVID-19 rapid guideline: vitamin D
    - TA664 (Dec '20) - Liraglutide for managing overweight and obesity
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Aerobika PEP device
    - Skinnies viscose garments 
  • Treatment burden
  • Socioeconomic deprivation and prescribing

No 308
November 2020
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Oct/Nov 20)
  • NICE Guidance 
    - NG100 (Oct 20) Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management
  • Rick perception
  • Me-too drugs
  • Medication safety
  • Managing medicines and terminally ill patients
  • Decision making and consent guide

No. 307 October 2020 Pdf1

  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Sep 20)
  • NICE Guidance 
    - NG59 (Sept 20) Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management guideline 
    - CG173 (Sept 20) - Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings guideline
    - NG182 (Sept 20) - Insect bites and stings: antimicrobial prescribing guideline
  • Medical overuse and French GPs view
  • Changing prescriber behaviour 
  • Hypertension in frail older person 

No. 306 August 2020 Pdf1

  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Aug 20)
  • Steroid emergency card in adrenal crisis
  • Medicines adherence
  • Osteoporotic fragility fractures
  • Acute sore throat testing
  • Financial conflicts of interest

No. 305 July 2020 Pdf1

  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Apr/May 20)
  • First do no harm – The Independent Medicines & Medical Devices Safety Review
  • NICE Guidance 
    - COVID-19 rapid evidence summary: Vitamin D for COVID-19
  • Supply & demand for medicines report
  • Eminence VS Evidence
  • Low value care and GPs views
  • Hypertension in frail older person
  • Polypharmacy
  • Teapots and unicorns

No. 304 June 2020 Pdf1

  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Jun 20)
  • NICE Guidance 
    - NG158 (Mar 20): Venous thromboembolic diseases: diagnosis, management and thrombophilia testing
  • Pharma promotion
  • Risk communication and shared decision making
  • Rethinking medicine
  • Challenge of less is more
  • Behavioural economics

No. 303 February 2020
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  • MHRA Drug Safety Update (Jan/Feb 20)
  • CAPC Technical Working Group
    - Ospemifene
    - Trelegy Ellipta
  • NICE Guidance 
    - NG 152 (Feb 20): Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing
    - NG 153 (Feb 20): Impetigo: antimicrobial prescribing
    - NG 80 (Feb 20): Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management
    - TA 622 (Feb 20): Sotagliflozin with insulin for treating type 1 diabetes
    - management guideline
  • Modafinil
  • Oral vitamin B complex preparations