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Optimised prescribing of oral iron supplements for iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is estimated to affect 3% of men and 8% of women in the UK. Treatment involves addressing the underlying cause, and replenishing iron stores through iron replacement therapy. This document aims to outline the updated recommendations on dosing of oral iron supplements for IDA and their basis. It w also includes […]

Oral Nutrition

This report looks at prescribing trends in primary care for Oral Nutrition at CCG and STP level with particular focus on Enteral Nutrition, Foods for Special Diets and Infant Feeds. If you have any queries about the content of the report please contact us at nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net Frequency Annually Data Period April 2018 to March 2021 […]

Oral Vitamin B supplementation

This document aims to support the Regional Medicines Optimisation Committees (RMOC) position statement; “Oral vitamin B supplementation in alcoholism” by identifying CCGs and geographical areas where prescribing within primary care may not be in line with the recommendations. There is ongoing prescribing of vitamin B complex products despite national and local recommendations that this should […]