Volume 12- 2021

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Issue 12- Dec 2021 Northern Ireland Steroid Emergency Card; Do not stop post-transplant medicines without clinical input; Things to consider when prescribing NSAIDs; NICE Guidance — Recently Published; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 11- Nov 2021 Revised Shared care Guideline for Denosumab injection (Prolia®); MST sachets — Choosing a suitable alternative for patients; Deprescribing: Naftidrofuryl; NICE Guidance — Recently Published; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Antimicrobial Supplement Newsletter Nov 2021 World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021; “Go Blue”? ; Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance!!; Antimicrobial Resources; Antibiotic prescribing and the COVID effect; Dental Prescribing Download
IDDSI supplement-Oct 2021 Download
Issue 10- Oct 2021 Enoxaparin: prescribe by brand; Self management resources for chronic pain; Deprescribing: Benzodiazepines; NICE Guidance — Recently Published; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 9- Sept 2021 HSCB Invests in Technology Solution to Enhance Medicines Optimisation; New: Drug monitoring tool on SPS website; Deprescribing: Vitamins (excluding Vitamin D) in Adults; NICE Guidance — NI Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 8- Aug 2021 Muscle relaxants ‘ineffective’ for low back pain; Caution: drug formulation changes; Deprescribing: bisphosphonates; NICE Guidance — NI Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 7- July 2021 NI Formulary — Pregabalin Removed (Neuropathic Pain; Deprescribing: Opioids; NICE Guidance — NI Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
PCE bulletin 2021/2022 Download
GLP 1 Agonists Supplement - June 2021 Download