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26 January 2022We are planning an exciting conference programme which we hope that you will find interesting and informative. The provisional agenda includes: Welcome from Dr Justine…
Worksheets and instructions for preparing this given dose and volume combination of Ronapreve
Worksheets and instructions for preparing this given dose and volume combination of Ronapreve
Worksheets and instructions for preparing this given dose and volume combination of Ronapreve
Worksheets and instructions for preparing this given dose and volume combination of Ronapreve
A careful risk assessment should be done on the benefits of this off-label use to the mother, and the risks it poses to the fetus or neonate.
Tocilizumab and sarilumab can be used off-label to treat hospitalised patients with COVID-19. Breastfeeding can continue if these treatments are required.
An outline process and supporting materials to help Trusts deploy Ronapreve
Initial supplies of casirivimab and imdevimab will be pandemic packs supplied under a Batch Specific Variation to the conditional marketing authorisation
Implementation of effective process control is essential to ensure that neutralising monoclonal antibody products are implemented safely.
This guidance for Chief Pharmacists supports the pharmacy institutional readiness for the management of casirivimab and imdevimab in COVID-19 infection.

New and recommended

Latest information on supply issues, actions to take, alternatives to use, and expected resolution dates. Content provided by DHSC and CMU.
Guidance for Chief Pharmacists and supporting documents to achieve Institutional Readiness and deployment of COVID-19 Treatments
The responsibilities of Chief Pharmacists and their teams and supply issues pertaining to the COVID-19 vaccines programme role out for 12-15 year olds
Resources covering pharmaceutical aspects of the vaccination programme specific to COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna
These are the detailed and easy read summary reports of the northern pharmacy technical services (PTS) workforce project. They provide a critical analysis of the…
Local decision makers should choose between the options for giving fidaxomicin orally. Licensing status and other factors affect decision making.
Local decision makers should choose between the options for giving vancomycin orally. Licensing status and other factors affect decision making.
An overview of differences between mesalazine tablet preparations and clinical considerations when switching between preparations.
Topical medicines are safe to use in porphyria when applied to intact skin. Topical oestrogen and progesterone may be a concern in certain types of porphyria.
Switching between morphine and alternative opioids requires care and thoughtful application of a stepped process

COVID-19 Vaccines

Resources covering pharmaceutical aspects of the vaccination programme common to all COVID-19 vaccines
Resources covering pharmaceutical aspects of the vaccination programme specific to COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech
Resources covering pharmaceutical aspects of the vaccination programme specific to COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca
Resources covering pharmaceutical aspects of the vaccination programme specific to COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna

Recommended in events

26 January 2022We are planning an exciting conference programme which we hope that you will find interesting and informative. The provisional agenda includes: Welcome from Dr Justine…
18 November 2021The impact and legacy of COVID 19: pharmacy support for older people Programme attached We were fortunate to have a number of multidisciplinary speakers to…
23 November 2021This year’s Health and Justice meeting was held on line.  The programme is attached below. Learning Outcomes were to help  Gain an understanding of…
25 November 2021Summary of this webinar series This is a pilot series of five webinars, aiming to connect specialist pharmacists with primary care pharmacy staff in an…

Recommended in PGDs

Advice on using written instructions for the administration of 'flu vaccinations to healthcare staff and written instruction templates 2021/22 are available.
National PGD templates are developed with experts for clinical specialties. They reduce duplication and variation, and improve consistency of care.

Recommended in planning

Our annual output to support managed entry and budget planning for new medicines, new indications and implications of patent expiry in the NHS.
A list of new product evaluations that are freely available to NHS staff via the internet. The list is updated monthly, and newly published reviews…

Recommended for primary care

Summarised recommendations and guidance for medicines requiring monitoring to save you time when you're making monitoring decisions with patients
All our advice on using medicines safely and effectively in patients with swallowing difficulties
All our training and guidance to help decision making about the use of medicines in breastfeeding
All our training and guidance to help decision making about the use of medicines in pregnancy