Guidelines & Clinical Updates

New headache toolkit offers tips to improve management in primary care

New headache toolkit offers tips to improve management in primary care

GPs should use standardised headache assessment criteria...

Fitness to fly guidance summarised by MIMS

Fitness to fly guidance summarised by MIMS

Healthcare professionals can now consult a helpful...

New age restriction for domperidone

New age restriction for domperidone

The MHRA has issued new advice for domperidone which...

Omega-3 supplements withdrawn from secondary prevention use

Omega-3 supplements withdrawn from secondary prevention use

Omega-3 fatty acids can no longer be prescribed to...

Prescribers reassured over metformin contamination

Prescribers reassured over metformin contamination

Trace amounts of the potential carcinogen N-nitrosodimethylamine...

Avoid benzodiazepines in opioid-dependent patients, GPs reminded

Avoid benzodiazepines in opioid-dependent patients, GPs reminded

Prescribing benzodiazepines in opioid-dependent individuals...

Flu antivirals approved for NHS prescribing as cases increase

Flu antivirals approved for NHS prescribing as cases increase

GPs can now prescribe antiviral medicines for flu prophylaxis...

Triple therapy 'potentially best option' for stable COPD patients

Triple therapy 'potentially best option' for stable COPD patients

Triple therapy with a long-acting muscarinic antagonist...

Further drug shortages prompt advice to consider unlicensed alternatives

Further drug shortages prompt advice to consider unlicensed alternatives

Prescribers are being advised to prioritise supplies...

Vaping still safer than smoking, say health bosses after report of severe lung injury

Vaping still safer than smoking, say health bosses after report of severe lung injury

In a case reported in the Archives of Disease in...