Guidelines & Clinical Updates

Prescribers alerted to topical steroid withdrawal reactions

Prescribers alerted to topical steroid withdrawal reactions

The MHRA has issued advice for prescribers to minimise...

SGLT2 inhibitors backed for cardiovascular prevention in draft NICE guidance

SGLT2 inhibitors backed for cardiovascular prevention in draft NICE guidance

SGLT2 inhibitors should be considered as first-line...

'Game-changing' new cholesterol-lowering drug to be given by GPs

'Game-changing' new cholesterol-lowering drug to be given by GPs

Draft guidance from NICE recommends inclisiran (Leqvio)...

Flu vaccines updated for 2021/22 season

Flu vaccines updated for 2021/22 season

Up-to-date information for the influenza vaccines recommended...

Sustainable inhaler prescribing incentive announced

Sustainable inhaler prescribing incentive announced

NHS England has introduced a new target for practices...

New shingles vaccine to be rolled out next month

New shingles vaccine to be rolled out next month

Shingrix should be offered to immunocompromised patients...

Compare COVID-19 vaccines with new MIMS table

Compare COVID-19 vaccines with new MIMS table

Key characteristics of available COVID-19 vaccines...

C. difficile treatment guidance published by NICE

C. difficile treatment guidance published by NICE

NICE has issued antimicrobial prescribing guidance...

Muscle relaxants 'ineffective' for low back pain

Muscle relaxants 'ineffective' for low back pain

Muscle relaxant drugs are largely ineffective for low...

PPIs 'may improve glycaemic control' in diabetes patients

PPIs 'may improve glycaemic control' in diabetes patients

The potential glucose-lowering effects of proton pump...