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Prescribing Update Newsletter – August 2022

This month’s edition covers introduces Strategic Insights, our new publication type, and has the first in a series of “Meet the Team”, where you can get to know the people behind the work we do. We also cover the new national shared care protocols published by NHSE, changes to the childhood vaccination schedule, and outline […]

Prescribing Update Newsletter – May 2022

This month’s edition covers how the RDTC can support stakeholder organisations, our recent publications, and the prescribing support workplan. It also has features on post exposure prophylaxis for chickenpox and shingles, the national flu immunisation programme 2022-23, inadvertent oral administration of potassium permanganate, the CVD eLearning programme, WHO changes to the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis, […]

Prescribing Update Newsletter – March 2022

This month’s edition covers RDTC publications produced in the last financial year, specials added to new Part VIIID section of the Drug Tariff, a spotlight on Hidradenitis suppurativa, the potential contamination of infant formula food products, unintentional paracetamol overdose in adult inpatients with low bodyweight, updates to the routine immunisation schedule, and resources relating to […]

Prescribing Update Newsletter – January 2022

This month’s edition covers the use of steroid medication warning cards for children and young people, National Detect, Protect and Perfect programme and choice of DOACs, Primary Care Discussions: Focus on Diabetes, and SPS: New guides for providing medicines advice and/or prescribing in pregnancy. It also continues a series of spotlight articles on one of […]

Prescribing Update Newsletter – November 2021

This month’s edition covers the transformation of the SPS, the new SPS Medicines Availability Tool, and SPS publications, discontinuation of the Intal asthma inhaler, and the new NTAG Website. It also continues a series of spotlight articles on one of the types of RDTC stakeholder level report; this month takes a look at Monthly Horizon […]

Prescribing Update Newsletter – September 2021

This month’s edition covers new labelling requirements for sennosides, changes to the NHS community pharmacy contract, National guidance on blood testing following shortages, and inclisiran in primary care. It also continues a series of spotlight articles on our prescribing data reports; this month takes a look at our prescribing bulletins.

Prescribing Update Newsletter – July 2021

This month’s newsletter covers our new website, the latest healthcare professional letter on sodium valproate, and an update on the use of chloramphenicol eyedrops in children. It also continues a series of spotlight articles on our prescribing data reports; this month take a look at our Financial Headlines.

Prescribing Update Newsletter – May 2021

Prescribing support newsletters aim to inform readers of work done by the unit and work in progress, to help tailor local work plans and highlight any ‘topical’ issues in prescribing or medicines management. If you have any suggestions for future topics for the newsletter, then please contact nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net

Prescribing Update Newsletter – January 2021

Prescribing support newsletters aim to inform readers of work done by the unit and work in progress, to help tailor local work plans and highlight any ‘topical’ issues in prescribing or medicines management. If you have any suggestions for future topics for the newsletter, then please contact nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net