This position statement and user guide have been approved by RMOC (London).
The position statement includes a list of Rarely Used and Urgent Medicines. The list indicates which medicines should be stocked locally, and which could be obtained via other methods when the need arises.
There is a “How To” guide to support pharmacy staff to access Rx-info’s Define system in order to identify which local Trusts have recently issued medicines included in this list.
Notice regarding previous Position Statement on Antidotes and Rarely Used Medicines (May 2018):
Advice relating to Antidotes in the May 2018 Position Statement still stands. Recommendations relating to Rarely Used Medicines have been superseded by this June 2019 Position Statement.