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Retention of Pharmacy Records

20 January 2021Summary The 2020 version of the retention of pharmacy records document is now available. Purpose This document, based on one first generated at the request…

Update for Chief Pharmacists and Senior Pharmacy Leaders

8 January 2021A powerpoint slide deck summarising SPS outputs and resources to support NHS teams. It should be distributed by Chief Pharmacists and others to their teams.

Summary of NICE guidance for Prostatitis

16 November 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, the MHRA has issued restrictions and precautions on the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics because of rare reports…

Summary of NICE guidance for Chronic heart failure

16 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Sinusitis (acute) – antimicrobial prescribing

16 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Spondyloarthritis

14 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Antimicrobial stewardship

14 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…

Summary of NICE guidance for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

14 November 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has updated its guideline to indicate that an ECG is not needed before starting stimulants, atomoxetine…

Summary of NICE guidance for Rheumatoid arthritis in adults

14 November 2020Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has amended the ‘treat to target’ recommendations to clarify that multiple disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs can be…

Summary of NICE guidance for Respiratory Tract Infections (acute) – antimicrobial prescribing

14 November 2020This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this…