Access to medicines information resources by pharmacy teams working with care homes or in general practice during COVID-19

Mark Cheeseman, Professional Lead for Medicines Information, Midlands & East, Midlands and East Medicines Advice Service (East Anglia site)Published

We have brought together information resources to support different pharmacy teams working across the health system access medicines advice during COVID-19.

This section includes medicines information resources accessible to pharmacy teams working with care homes or in general practice.

You can also access a list of information resources accessible by pharmacy teams working in all parts of the health system here or if you work in a hospital here.

If you think we have missed anything which may be useful for pharmacy colleagues, please contact us

Remember – no single information resource is totally comprehensive or completely up-to-date in all respects and all databases have the potential to have search function anomalies; use your professional judgement to decide when you need to verify facts in another resource.


Access to Medicines Complete (Pharmaceutical Press)

  • Pharmacists working in general practice and NHS 111 across England are able to access a number of resources through a free NHS OpenAthens account.
  • Please note – this arrangement is not available to pharmacy teams whose role does not involve them directly working within GP practices or within NHS 111 centres.
  • A Quick Guide for how to access this resource can be found at the bottom of this page.