We publish RMOC recommendations and resources, together with a host of other material for the benefit of our users.

A resource collating the latest medication safety communications and publications to inform, support and inspire medication safety improvements.
A slide deck summarising SPS outputs and resources. It should be distributed to relevant healthcare professionals and their teams.
Understanding where PGDs can and cannot be used for the supply and/or administration of P and GSL medicines helps ensure correct legal mechanisms in practice.
Understanding when PGDs are an unsuitable mechanism for the supply and/or administration of medicines ensures an alternative legal framework is applied.
Understanding when PGDs are a suitable mechanism for the supply and/or administration of medicines ensures an appropriate legal framework for service provision.
Understand what a Patient Group Direction (PGD) is and how it is used in clinical practice.
SPS PGD template for the supply of clarithromycin for sinusitis in penicillin allergy and where an intranasal steroid is unsuitable or ineffective.
SPS PGD template for supply of aciclovir for shingles in specified patient groups.
SPS PGD template for the supply of clarithromycin for otitis media in those with a penicillin allergy.
SPS PGD template for supply of clarithromycin for infected insect bites or stings in penicillin allergy.
The July 2020 NHMC Newsletter contains a brief review of the homecare response to the COVID 19 pandemic including  a spotlight on one of the…
A resource collating the latest medication safety communications and publications to inform, support and inspire medication safety improvements.
A slide deck summarising SPS outputs and resources. It should be distributed to relevant healthcare professionals and their teams.
The Web Assistant will help you to answer questions about medicines in patients with swallowing difficulties.
A list of new product evaluations that are freely available to NHS staff via the internet
E-learning developed by SPS in partnership with UKHSA, HEE and eLfH to support professionals who use, develop, authorise, review or update PGDs.
These are the detailed and easy read summary reports of the northern pharmacy technical services (PTS) workforce project. They provide a critical analysis of the…
SPS have developed a template audit tool to support organisations in auditing aspects of PGD development and use.
An audit tool based on the RPS Standards in Secure Environments is shared along with the national baseline audit undertaken in 2018
Advice on the use of Patient Group Directions (PGDs) to supply or administer a medication which is part of a clinical trial, study or pilot
Pharmacy Quality Audit Guidelines (PQAGs) were originally drawn up to provide guidance on areas not fully covered by the text of the Quality Assurance of…
The supplier audit databases have been set up to make best use of the NHS supplier audits performed across the United Kingdom