We are an NHS funded not-for-profit organisation that supports quality, optimised prescribing for patients.

We produce evidence-based resources and tools for primary care commissioners, and provide a platform to share innovation across the NHS.

Most of our materials are publicly available, however we also provide a range of data and intelligence tools, webinars and events for our subscribers.

We also aim to engage with a broad range of stakeholders including patients and carer groups, the pharmaceutical industry and voluntary sector organisations.

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  • 30 June 2020

    Bulletin 228 launched - Emollients, paraffin content and fire risk

    This bulletin aims to highlight the fire risk associated with emollient products and measures which need to be taken to reduce this risk. The resource will support healthcare professionals who are optimising emollient treatment in line with the NPSA and MHRA alerts and for patients on oxygen therapy.

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  • 30 June 2020

    Bulletin 239 launched - Emollients

    This bulletin supports the review of emollient prescribing. It provides information on cost effective formulary choices, appropriate indications for prescribing and appropriate quantities to prescribe. A data pack is available to support local review of prescribing.

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  • 30 June 2020

    Bulletin 240 launched - Care homes - Emollients

    This bulletin supports the review of use of emollients and barrier preparations in a care setting and advises on appropriate indications, quantities to prescribe and use by date once opened.

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