MIMS Coronavirus Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care management of COVID-19. 

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Flu vaccines updated in MIMS for 2023/24

Flu vaccine listings and tables in MIMS now reflect...

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MHRA introduces new measures to reduce JAK inhibitor risks

Prescribers are advised to avoid using janus kinase...

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JCVI recommends COVID vaccination for at-risk children over 6 months

Children aged 6 months to 4 years who fall into an...

A nurse gives an elderly man his COVID-19 booster vaccine.

Spring COVID-19 booster campaign launches with new vaccine

A new adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine will be offered to...

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Three COVID-19 treatments receive provisional NICE approval

Draft NICE guidance recommends three medicines as options...

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NICE rejects COVID-19 preventative drug in draft guidance

Evusheld (tixagevimab/cilgavimab) 'cannot be recommended...

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Pandemic delayed initiation of antihypertensives, study suggests

The researchers report that initiation of antihypertensive...

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Statin eligibility criteria expanded in draft NICE guidance

Millions more people could be prescribed statins under...

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Rising drug shortages add to pressure on GPs and pharmacists

Shortages of antibiotics and other medicines in the...

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Body-identical HRT available on NHS in Scotland

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has accepted...

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Useful websites and online tools to support diagnosis and management of COVID-19.

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Self-isolation and social distancing
Managing mental health
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