Specials Supplement - July 2018

Healthcare professionals should explore all alternatives before deciding to prescribe a 'special' ; The cost of 'specials' ; Legal issues in prescribing and dispensing 'specials' ; Managing patients with swallowing difficulties and feeding tubes ; Newly licensed products ; 'Specials' manufacturers and suppliers ; Standardisation of the most common liquid medicines in paediatrics ; Commonly prescribed 'specials'; Vitamin D Guidance on rationalalisation of 'specials'