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NICE updates sciatica treatment guidance

NICE updates sciatica treatment guidance

Updated NICE guidance on sciatica advises against the...

Live updates: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Live updates: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Use our timeline to follow the latest coronavirus developments...

Contraception advice incentive for GPs linked to 'profound' reduction in abortions

Contraception advice incentive for GPs linked to 'profound' reduction in abortions

A scheme offering GPs financial incentives to provide...

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Medeconomics Live - Growing your practice in a new era of primary care

Medeconomics Live - Growing your practice in a new era of primary care

Join us for this highly focused event on 23rd October...

Drug shortages: change the law to let pharmacists amend prescriptions, say GPs

Drug shortages: change the law to let pharmacists amend prescriptions, say GPs

GPs, pharmacists and patients have joined together...

New MIMS table to guide antihypertensive monitoring in primary care

New MIMS table to guide antihypertensive monitoring in primary care

Monitoring requirements for ACE inhibitors and angiotensin...

New studies underscore benefit of corticosteroids in severe COVID-19

New studies underscore benefit of corticosteroids in severe COVID-19

Four new studies provide further evidence that corticosteroid...

GPs to prescribe 'soup and shake' diet for patients with type II diabetes

GPs to prescribe 'soup and shake' diet for patients with type II diabetes

GPs in 10 areas of England can now refer patients with...

GPs struggle with drug shortages as MIMS tracker shows over 100 products still out of stock

GPs struggle with drug shortages as MIMS tracker shows over 100 products still out of stock

Ongoing drug shortages are leaving GPs unable to prescribe...

All antibiotics may affect contraceptive efficacy, claim researchers

All antibiotics may affect contraceptive efficacy, claim researchers

GPs should recommend additional contraceptive precautions...

Flu vaccine prescribing information updated for 2020/21

Flu vaccine prescribing information updated for 2020/21

Flu vaccine listings in MIMS have been updated to reflect...

New warnings and restrictions for stimulant laxatives

New warnings and restrictions for stimulant laxatives

The MHRA has issued new safety warnings, revised recommended...

Honey 'more effective than antibiotics' for respiratory infections

Honey 'more effective than antibiotics' for respiratory infections

Honey is better than usual care for easing upper respiratory...

Ensure all steroid-dependent patients given new emergency card, prescribers told

Ensure all steroid-dependent patients given new emergency card, prescribers told

A new NHS Steroid Emergency Card is being launched...

First oral GLP-1 agonist launched for type II diabetes

First oral GLP-1 agonist launched for type II diabetes

Prescribers can now consider a GLP-1 agonist as an...

High prescribing of short-acting reliever inhalers 'suggests asthma guidance not being followed'

High prescribing of short-acting reliever inhalers 'suggests asthma guidance not being followed'

Frequent prescribing of short-acting ß2 agonists (SABA)...

Don't prescribe analgesics for chronic pain, new NICE guidance advises

Don't prescribe analgesics for chronic pain, new NICE guidance advises

Draft NICE guidance on chronic pain warns that prescribing...

Stepping down of asthma treatment 'worryingly infrequent' despite clinical and cost benefits

Stepping down of asthma treatment 'worryingly infrequent' despite clinical and cost benefits

Asthma guidelines recommend stepping down of medication...

Biggest ever flu vaccination campaign announced for 2020/21

Biggest ever flu vaccination campaign announced for 2020/21

More than 30 million people are to be offered free...