Guidelines & Clinical Updates

NICE recommends 'innovative' treatment for type I diabetes

NICE recommends 'innovative' treatment for type I diabetes

Dapagliflozin (Forxiga) has been approved for routine...

Potentially addictive medicines 'being prescribed for years'

Potentially addictive medicines 'being prescribed for years'

Hundreds of thousands of people are receiving prescriptions...

Discuss new information on HRT breast cancer risk with women at next routine appointment, MHRA advises prescribers

Discuss new information on HRT breast cancer risk with women at next routine appointment, MHRA advises prescribers

Prescribers have been advised to discuss the risk of...

New egg-free flu vaccine for 2019/20 season

New egg-free flu vaccine for 2019/20 season

MIMS flu vaccine listings have been updated to reflect...

Updated NICE hypertension guidance halves threshold for prescribing antihypertensives

Updated NICE hypertension guidance halves threshold for prescribing antihypertensives

GPs should offer BP-lowering drugs to patients under...

Review patients soon after starting opioids, says updated chronic pain guidance

Review patients soon after starting opioids, says updated chronic pain guidance

Revised chronic pain guidance from the Scottish Intercollegiate...

Contraceptive shortages reported by manufacturers

Contraceptive shortages reported by manufacturers

Shortages of several contraceptives, including combined,...

Last chance to register for the next Respiratory and Allergy Learning Series event

Last chance to register for the next Respiratory and Allergy Learning Series event

Join Dr Steve Holmes, who will be chairing the MIMS...

New resources launched to help GPs manage inflammatory bowel disease

New resources launched to help GPs manage inflammatory bowel disease

Two new easy-to-follow pathways have been published...

Don't stop statins in elderly, say researchers

Don't stop statins in elderly, say researchers

Stopping statins after the age of 75 could increase...