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OTC analgesic prescribing fell just 4% after NHS guidance

NSH guidance aimed at reducing prescriptions for OTC medicines saw a drop of just 4.4 per cent for simple analgesia prescriptions in its first year.

Opioid prescribing varies widely across England

Opioid prescribing varies considerably across England and is especially marked in areas of high socio-economic deprivation, a study shows. 

Antidepressant prescribing on the increase in England

The number of antidepressant drugs prescribed in England is on the rise according to new NHSBSA data.

Contractors get £2k per month for Pharmacy First Plus service

Community pharmacy contractors in Scotland will receive a monthly fee of £2,000 for offering the new Pharmacy First Plus service, it has been revealed. 

Scottish pharmacies receive £4.6m global sum boost

Community pharmacies in Scotland have been offered a three-year funding package for the first time.

Pharmacists may be included in new prescribing powers bill

A new bill set before Parliament today aims to extend prescribing powers to more health professions.

Government wants to give more health workers prescribing powers

The government reveals plans to “increase the range of professions able to prescribe low-risk medicines."

European authorities approve cannabis-based medicine for epilepsy

European authorities have for the first time approved a cannabis-based medicine for use in severe childhood epilepsy.

Prescribing curbs for seven more products

NHS England approves prescribing curbs on seven more items.

Getting to grips with cannabis-based medicines

Here's a round up of questions concerning the switch of cannabis-based medicinal products to Schedule 2.

Electronic prescribing delivers major savings, says NHS Digital

The electronic prescription service (EPS) has provided significant time and cost savings to prescribers, pharmacies and patients, NHS Digital has said

NHS England wants extensive prescribing blacklist

The national commissioning body wants to see the end of prescribing of over 3,000 treatments for common conditions



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