NHS England drugs list
Commissioning, Medicine Publication type: Data and statistics These documents outline the updated indications and changes for the NHS England drugs list. Document NHS England drugs list v17 2022 - 2023 Microsoft Excel 714 KB Summary Updated 5 May 2022.
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Advice for the families of people who use drugs – NHS
(5 days ago) FRANK is a support service that provides information about drugs, plus advice for people who use drugs, and their parents or carers. Find a Frank support near you. Call the Frank helpline: 0300 123 66 00. Adfam. Adfam has local support groups and helpful information online for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Find an Adfam support group
NHS England and NHS Improvement South West » Controlled drugs
(Just Now) The South West Controlled Drugs Teams. This team covers Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Dorset, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly, Bath & North East Somerset, Gloucestershire, Swindon, and Wiltshire and can easily be contacted through our generic inbox [email protected] Jon Hayhurst.
Medicines in pregnancy
(2 days ago) You can find out information on medicines in pregnancy on the bumps (best use of medicines in pregnancy) website. They also have advice on what to do if you have already taken a medicine in pregnancy. But it's also important to never stop taking a medicine that's been prescribed to keep you healthy without first checking with your doctor.
NHS England » Cancer Drugs Fund list
(9 days ago) Cancer Drugs Fund; Cancer Drugs Fund list; Cancer Drugs Fund list. This is the most recent version of the national Cancer Drugs Fund list, and replaces any earlier versions. It contains updates to the previous list, as well as new drugs and indications which have been added to the Cancer Drugs Fund.
NHS England » Cancer Drugs Fund
(5 days ago) The Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) is a source of funding for cancer drugs in England. On 29 July 2016, a new approach to the appraisal and funding of cancer drugs in England began operating. To see which treatments are currently funded by the CDF, please see the Cancer Drugs Fund list. …
Drugs & Alcohol Advice
(3 days ago) Drugs & Alcohol Advice Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Email: [email protected]
Southampton scientists find erectile dysfunction drugs could …
(8 days ago) SOUTHAMPTON scientists have discovered that drugs used in Viagra could make chemotherapy more effective in patients with oesophageal cancer. Currently only 1 in 10 patients survive the disease for ten years or more but Professor Tim Underwood, lead author of the study which was funded by Cancer Research UK and the Medical Research Council, is hopeful the discovery could improve survival rates.
(9 days ago) Penicillins, erythromycin and cephalosporins are safe. Antibiotics to be avoided are streptomycin, the tetracycline family in the 3rd trimester and trimethoprim which interferes with folate metabolism and so should be avoided in the 1st trimester. Vitamin A Preparations such as retinoic acid can cause malformation of the ear. Warfarin
Part 8: Drug use prevalence and consumption
(6 days ago) There are particular concerns about the relationship between drug use and mental health problems among young people. For example, there is evidence to suggest that young people who use recreational drugs run the risk of damage to mental health including suicide, depression, psychotic symptoms and disruptive behaviour disorders 1,2.Addressing the use of drugs, particularly amongst young people
Illegal drugs in pregnancy
(6 days ago) Illegal drugs in pregnancy. Using illegal or street drugs during pregnancy, including cannabis, ecstasy, cocaine and heroin, can have a potentially serious effect on your unborn baby. If you regularly use drugs, it's important to tackle this now you're pregnant. It's best not to stop abruptly without first seeking medical advice as there may be
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Health in Wales Drug Misuse
(8 days ago) Health Challenge Wales – Drugs. DAN 24/7 is a national confidential service providing advice to drugs and alcohol users and anyone wanting information on substance misuse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The helpline number is 0800 6 33 55 88. All calls from land lines are free, although some mobile phone networks may charge.
Armed Forces Week 2022
(9 days ago) 20-26 June 2022. The UK Armed Forces defend the UK and its interests. They are busy working around the world, promoting peace, delivering aid, tackling drug smugglers, providing security and fighting terrorism. This is a chance to celebrate and recognise out UK Armed Forces community and particularly to champion the men, women and families that
High Cost Drugs treatment pathway for moderately to …
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Immunmodulatory shared care
(4 days ago) drugs in dermatology, gastroenterology and autoimmune hepatitis, neurology, ophthalmology, oral medicine, respiratory and rheumatology in ADULTS Date approved: September 2019, updated February 2020 Review date: September 2022 (or sooner if evidence or practice changes) South East London Area Prescribing Committee.
Mental Health (General Adult Psychiatry) Specialist Formulary …
(2 days ago) First-generation antipsychotic drugs (typical antipsychotic drugs) Haloperidol is a Green traffic light formulary typical antipsychotic. See formulary chapter 04.02.01 for further information on antipsychotic drugs. Zuclopenthixol tablets Schizophrenia and other psychoses. Algorithm for antipsychotic treatment of schizophrenia (under review)
Drugs in Porphyria
(9 days ago) Drugs in Porphyria The Welsh Medicines Information Centre (WMIC) offers a specialist advisory service on the safe use of drugs in porphyria. The UK Porphyria Medicines Information Service (UKPMIS) is provided in conjunction with the Cardiff Porphyria Service provided by the Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, University Hospital of Wales.
Drugs that prolong the QT interval
(9 days ago) Drugs that prolong the QT interval Prolongation of the QT interval can lead to a life threatening ventricular arrhythmia known as torsades de pointes which can result in sudden cardiac death. The risk of torsades de pointes depends on patient factors and current medication. A safe drug in one patient may be potentially harmful in another.
Oncology & Haematology Specialist Formulary List NON …
(5 days ago) **Other indications for particular drugs may be included on completion of further specialist lists** For information on use of unlicensed medicines or medicines used 'off-label' - click here The following medicines are approved for prescribing by or on the recommendation of a prescribing oncology or haematology specialist
Drugs before surgery
(3 days ago) Drugs may be taken with a small amount of water at any time during the NBM period. GIVE • All “cardiac” or blood pressure drugs o EXCEPT ACE inhibitors, AT2 antagonists and diuretics (see below) • All epilepsy or Parkinsons drugs • All asthma drugs or inhalers • All tablets which reduce gastric acid (omeprazole, lansoprazole
Tobacco smoking, smoking cessation & psychotropic drugs
(3 days ago) A number of psychotropic drugs, and some used for physical health conditions, can be affected by changes in smoking status (See Appendix 1); the most significantly affected psychotropic drugs are clozapine and olanzapine. • How? Some components of tobacco smoke (not nicotine) induce hepatic cytochrome P450
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialist Formulary List **Other
(7 days ago) **Other indications for particular drugs may be included on completion of further specialist lists** For information on use of unlicensed medicines or medicines used 'off-label' - click here The following specialist medicines are approved for prescribing by or on the recommendation of a prescribing obstetrics or gynaecology specialist:
Biologic and Immunomodulatory Drugs in Ulcerative Colitis
(7 days ago) Biologic and immunomodulatory drugs included in this guideline are for use in secondary care only (RED on the Bucks traffic light list). NICE Compliance/High Cost Drug Forms A high cost drug form must be completed before initiating and continuing treatment with any of the biologics or immunotherapy drugs included in this guideline.
Travelling with Medicines
(8 days ago) Medicines that are prescribed or can be bought over the counter in the UK, can be restricted or banned in other countries. Some countries such as India, Turkey, Pakistan and United Arab Emirates have strict lists of medications that you are not allowed to bring in.
16 SUPPLY AND ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICINES BY …
(1 days ago) 16.7.2 Controlled Drugs Controlled drugs are obtained by the woman by prescription from a hospital consultant for use in her home birth. It is then obtained from the hospital pharmacy department by the woman herself. Registered midwives should not collect prescriptions for …
Antiviral medication (flu treatment and prevention)
(2 days ago) Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and Zanamivir (Relenza) are two types of antiviral medications used against the flu virus. You may have been advised to take one of these. They are only available by prescription. You should not buy these from the internet or from another unofficial source. The NHS has enough antiviral medication for everyone who needs it.
Controlled Drug Prescribing
(2 days ago) The MDA 1971 and its Regulations control the availability of drugs that are considered sufficiently ‘dangerous or otherwise harmful’, with the potential for diversion and misuse. The drugs that are subject to the control of the MDA 1971, are listed in Schedule 2 of the Act and are termed CDs Misuse of Drugs Regulations (MDRs) 2001
Controlled drug prescribing
(5 days ago) Controlled drugs (CDs) can be prescribed to a patient on either an NHS prescription form or a private prescription form. NHS prescription form It is strongly recommended that a prescriber writes a prescription which does not exceed a maximum quantity of 30 days’ supply of Schedule 2, 3 and 4 controlled drugs.
Anticholinergic Side Effects and Prescribing Guidance
(1 days ago) Anticholinergic (antimuscarinic) medications: associated with increased risks of impaired cognition and falls in patients over the age of 65 years. Recent research also points to a link to mortality increasing with the number and potency of anticholinergic agents prescribed.
REPORTING CONTROLLED DRUG INCIDENTS
(9 days ago) All organisations who prescribe, dispense, supply, hold or administer controlled drugs (CDs) must report CD related incidents, including lost prescriptions and lost controlled stationery to the NHS England CDAO. This should be done via online CD reporting tool: …
CD Requisition Form (Schedules 2 & 3)
(6 days ago) The person / organisation supplying the controlled drugs (supplier) should either: a. Write their account submission code (healthcare only), name of organisation, and address in Part A OR b. Include a legible stamp in the top left section of Part A, confirming their details