COVID-19 Medicines Optimisation: Information and resources

Alfentanil hydrochloride: syringe compatibility information for use during COVID-19

9 April 2020During COVID-19 mixing drugs in a syringe may be more necessary than normal.  For our background page on syringe compatibility during COVID-19 go here. Alfentanil…

Fentanyl citrate: syringe compatibility information for use during COVID-19

9 April 2020During COVID-19 mixing drugs in syringe may be more necessary than normal.  For our background page on syringe compatibility during COVID-19 go here. Fentanyl citrate…

Midazolam hydrochloride: syringe compatibility information for use during COVID-19

9 April 2020During COVID-19 mixing drugs in a syringe may be more necessary than normal.  For our background page on syringe compatibility during COVID-19 go here. Midazolam…

Propofol: syringe compatibility information for use during COVID-19

9 April 2020During COVID-19 mixing drugs in syringes may be more necessary than normal.  For our background page on syringe compatibility during COVID-19 go here. Propofol is…

Mixing critical care injectable medicines together in a syringe during COVID-19

9 April 2020Critical care patients will be receiving numerous injectable medicines during the pandemic, and mixing injectable medicines together in a syringe is likely to be more…

Lithium drug monitoring during COVID-19 for stable adult patients

7 April 2020This page gives advice on monitoring and prescribing lithium during the COVID-19 pandemic. General guidance on the management of medicines to treat mental health conditions…

Drug packaging and labelling during COVID-19: posters and screensavers for teams

6 April 2020In order to meet the demand for medicines during the emergency period relating to COVID-19 organisations will be procuring medicines which may have packaging and…

Clozapine drug monitoring during COVID-19 for stable adult patients

2 April 2020General guidance for medicines management of mental health patients during COVID-19 is available from the Royal College of Psychiatrists Advice on other medicines with drug…

Management of patients currently on warfarin during Covid-19

1 April 2020This page gives advice on management of patients taking warfarin in primary care during the Covid-19 pandemic Advice on drug monitoring for other medicines during…

Use of PGDs in pandemics (e.g. COVID-19)

26 March 2020There are provisions in the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 that can be used in a pandemic, unfortunately none of them specifically involve PGDs. At this…