Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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New Medicines Newsletter June 2020

New Medicines Newsletter is produced by the SPS Horizon Scanning Service. It highlights recent new product launches and significant medicines regulatory changes and new medicines…

New Product Evaluations June 2020

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…

Dexamethasone and COVID-19

Key facts Dexamethasone has been shown to reduce mortality in hospitalised patients with COVID-19 that require mechanical ventilation, supplementary oxygen (see NHS England Clinical Guidance),…

Safety in Lactation: Corticosteroids

Fludrocortisone is used mainly for mineralocorticoid replacement in adrenocortical insufficiency. The other drugs in this group are used mainly for their anti-inflammatory, glucocorticoid activity, although…

Primary Care Professional Support

With the development of primary care networks (PCNs), the primary care pharmacy workforce is rapidly growing and brings with it exciting new opportunities. At SPS,…
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