Volume 8 – 2017

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Issue 12 - Dec 17 FreeStyle Libre®: Local Pathway; When Should Patients Be Asked To Purchase Medicines OTC? New Resource: TARGET Antibiotic Toolkit; Reminder — NI Formulary Choice: Aspirin 75mg Dispersible Tablets; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Diabetes Supplement Nov 17 Updated - Endocrine Chapter of NI Formulary; Blood Glucose Testing Guidance; Cost-Effective Choices in Diabetes; Competact ®- Prescribie as Individual Components; Prescribing and Dispensing of Insulin; Take Care Prescribing Liraglutide (Victoza®) and Other GLP-1 Agonists; Regional Hypoglycaemia PIL; Diabetes Learning; Insulin Needles; Medicines use Reviews for People Living with Diabetes Download
Dietician Team Supplement - Nov 17 Managing Nutrition together Download
Issue 11 - Nov 17 Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) - The Cost to the Health Service; Cialis® Please Prescribe Generically — Tadalafil; “Alzheimer’s Nutrient Drink Falters in Clinical Trial”; Licensed Magnesium Glycerophosphate (Neomag®) Now Available; Clarification — Lidocaine Patches; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 10 - Oct 17 Amoxicillin Dosing in Children; Pregabalin — Prescribe Generically; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Osteoporosis Supplement - Sep 17 Background; Review Tool for Oral Bisphosphonates Prescribed for Osteoporosis; Bisphosphonate Review: A Local Example; Denosumab Prescribing Download
Issue 9 - Sep 17 Circadin®: The Preferred Melatonin Product in Northern Ireland; Naproxen: Prescribe Non-Enteric Coated; Take Care When Prescribing Addictive Medication; Have Your Say: Newsletter Survey; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 8 - Aug 17 NIECR: Changes to the Medications Section; Prescribe Gliclazide MR Cost-Effectively; Lidocaine Plasters — What’s the Harm? Clarification: Prescribing CDs for Syringe Pumps; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 7 - Jul 17 Prescribing of CDs for Administration via Syringe Pump; A New BNF and BNF for Children App is Now Available; Levonorgestrel-releasing Intrauterine Systems – Prescribe by Brand ; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 6 - Jun 17 NI Formulary Update: New Endocrine Chapter Published; Amber List Medicines: Flagging Overuse / Underuse; Unsigned Prescriptions; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download