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Cost of low-value prescribing increasing despite fall in items

Cost of low-value prescribing increasing despite fall in items

Despite a fall in prescription numbers for low-value...

Diabetes test strips recalled

Diabetes test strips recalled

Patients with diabetes who use the Accu-Chek Aviva...

MIMS Respiratory and Allergy Learning workshops 2018 - new Liverpool date announced

MIMS Respiratory and Allergy Learning workshops 2018 - new Liverpool date announced

A free full-day MIMS workshop in Liverpool has just...

Emollient bath additives 'no benefit' in childhood eczema

Emollient bath additives 'no benefit' in childhood eczema

Emollient bath additives provide no clinical benefit...

Keep up to date with hayfever and other allergic conditions with MIMS Learning

Keep up to date with hayfever and other allergic conditions with MIMS Learning

As hayfever season approaches, MIMS Learning offers...

Anticholinergics linked to increased dementia risk

Anticholinergics linked to increased dementia risk

Patients prescribed certain types of anticholinergic...

Valproate banned in women not on Pregnancy Prevention Programme

Valproate banned in women not on Pregnancy Prevention Programme

Valproate can no longer be used in women or girls of...

Antibiotics effective for chronic urinary symptoms even when UTI tests negative

Antibiotics effective for chronic urinary symptoms even when UTI tests negative

Antibiotics can relieve chronic lower urinary tract...

Three-quarters of COPD cases linked to childhood risk factors

Three-quarters of COPD cases linked to childhood risk factors

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) frequently...

Treating depression may aid opioid cessation

Treating depression may aid opioid cessation

Cessation of chronic opioid use may be more successful...

NaTHNaC launches travel health webinars

NaTHNaC launches travel health webinars

NaTHNaC is introducing a pilot series of webinars in...

SMART therapy linked to better asthma outcomes

SMART therapy linked to better asthma outcomes

Single maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART) is...

Increasing inhaled steroid doses may not prevent asthma exacerbations in children

Increasing inhaled steroid doses may not prevent asthma exacerbations in children

Children with mild to moderate asthma do not benefit...

NHS England introduces new OTC prescribing restrictions for minor ailments

NHS England introduces new OTC prescribing restrictions for minor ailments

GPs should no longer prescribe OTC medicines for 35...

MIMS Respiratory and Allergy Learning workshops 2018 - new Birmingham date announced

MIMS Respiratory and Allergy Learning workshops 2018 - new Birmingham date announced

A free full-day MIMS workshop in Birmingham has just...

Improve your diagnostic skills and knowledge of skin conditions

Improve your diagnostic skills and knowledge of skin conditions

MIMS Learning is offering members a new learning plan,...

Psoriasis biologic approved for NHS prescribing

Psoriasis biologic approved for NHS prescribing

Brodalumab (Kyntheum) can now be prescribed routinely...

New MIMS table summarises dosing of novel oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention

New MIMS table summarises dosing of novel oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention

GPs can now consult a handy MIMS table to help them...

New biologic for severe eosinophilic asthma

New biologic for severe eosinophilic asthma

Benralizumab (Fasenra) is the latest biologic to be...

GPs should write longer prescriptions for chronic conditions, researchers suggest

GPs should write longer prescriptions for chronic conditions, researchers suggest

Medication adherence may improve when repeat prescriptions...

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