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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  • 29 May 2024

    Bulletin 349 launched - Look-alike sound-alike prescribing errors

    This bulletin includes guidance on minimising the risk of LASA prescribing errors occurring due to similarities between medicines, which can result in patient harm.

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  • 28 May 2024

    Bulletin 350 launched - Lidocaine plasters

    This bulletin supports the implementation of NHSE guidance on items which should not be routlinely prescribed in primary care and provides the rationale for not initiating lidocaine plasters in new patients, and for current patients to be considered for discontinuation of their prescription for lidocaine plaster.

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  • 30 April 2024

    Bulletin 348 launched - Antiepileptic drugs

    This bulletin includes new valproate safety information and support to appropriately switch antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) to safer or less costly alternatives.

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