COVID-19

We have information on COVID-19 vaccines as well as associated clinical information to support patient care.

Patient Group Directions

Understand when and how to use Patient Group Directions (PGDs) for the supply and/or administration of medicines; supporting service delivery and patient care.

Administering

All our advice relating to administering medicines; ranging from legal mechanism frameworks through to practical administration.

Cautions and contraindications

All our advice relating to specific cautions and contraindications, with recommendations on management options.

Dosing

All our advice relating to specific dosing recommendations.

Deprescribing

Deprescribing is safely and effectively withdrawing inappropriate medicines. We'll soon add new content to help in practice, starting with antidepressants.

Switching

Our advice on switching between medicines covers switching between antidepressants as well as a range of other common medicines switches.

Interactions

All our advice relating to medicine interactions, with recommendations on management options.

Medication Safety

Resources, guidance and support to assess and improve medication safety culture, strategy and policy within the healthcare system.

Safety in breastfeeding

All our training and guidance to help decision making about the use of medicines in breastfeeding.

Safety in pregnancy

All our training and guidance to help decision making about the use of medicines in pregnancy.

Temperature management for medicines storage

Temperature changes can affect medicines. Learn to manage temperature and act when temperature is outside the intended range.

Excipients

All our advice relating to considerations for excipients.

Swallowing difficulties

All our advice on using medicines safely and effectively in patients with swallowing difficulties.

Stability of cytotoxics and biopharmaceuticals

Stability data to support cytotoxic reconstitution within aseptic units.

Aseptic services

All our advice relating to aseptic preparation and the safe provision of aseptic services.

Intrathecal administration

Understand what to consider when giving medicines via the intrathecal route and use our material to help inform your risk assessment.

Manufacturing and preparation

All our advice relating to the technical and practical preparation of medicines.

Unlicensed medicines

All our advice relating to making, purchasing and using unlicensed medicines.

Homecare

Guidance from the National Homecare Medicines Committee’s (NHMC) on homecare service provision.

Advanced therapy medicinal products

Advice, guidance and individual details for specific advanced therapy medicinal products.

Clinical Trials

Advice and guidance to support the provision of pharmacy clinical trials services.

Medical gases

Materials to support safe and appropriate supply, administration, monitoring and equipment issues.

Record keeping

Advice and guidance to support appropriate retention and storage of pharmacy-related records.