Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE updated information in this guideline on reusing medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic in line with UK Government guidance. Please go to NICE for details and to check for any further updates to this guideline.
NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 63, April/May 2014 includes one topic: Managing medicines in care homes (NICE SC1). Sections covered include medicines reconciliation, medication review, prescribing,ordering, dispensing, supplying, storing and disposing of medicines, self-administration and covert administration.
(This website entry checked November 2020)