Musculo-skeletal disorders, Publications

Summary of NICE guidance for Spondyloarthritis

14 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Rheumatoid arthritis in adults

14 November 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has amended the ‘treat to target’ recommendations to clarify that multiple disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs can be…

Summary of NICE guidance for Osteoporosis – fracture risk / Bisphosphonates

14 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020) but the NICE guideline on assessing fracture risk is being updated. Please…

Summary of NICE guidance for Cerebral palsy in under 25s

14 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s

13 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Golimumab / Romiplostim / Psychosis with substance misuse / Opioid detoxification

3 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Updated RMOC Advisory statement: Sequential Use of Biologic Medicines

1 May 2020The Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC, South) has produced an updated advisory statement on the sequential use of biologic medicines which can be accessed below.

Community Pharmacy NSAID Safety Audit 2019-20

23 October 2019Pharmacy Quality Scheme One of the main aims of the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) is to help reduce harm from medication. As part of the…

NSAID safety audit 2018-19

11 September 2018NOTE: This audit closed for the Quality Payments Scheme in February 2019. The updated audit for the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) 2019-20 is available here …

Community pharmacy NSAID safety audit

14 January 2015NOTE: This is not the audit for the 2019/20 Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS). The 2019/20 PQS is currently being updated and will be available soon.…