The resources below have been compiled or produced by the Medicines Management Team to support practices with managing medicines and prescribing
Practice Resources and Patient Group Directions (PGDs)
Last updated on 21/12/2020 by KerryWade
Medicines remain the most common therapeutic intervention in healthcare. Medicines optimisation helps to ensure that individual patients and society obtain maximum value out of medicines and resources are used wisely and effectively.
Resources in this section help to support a person-centred approach to safe and effective medicines use, to ensure people obtain the best possible outcomes from their medicines
Resources to support the safe use of medicines in primary care.
Includes links to the patient group directions (PGDs):
Includes examples of letters sent by specialists where they retain prescribing and ongoing supply (i.e. red traffic light drugs). Any actions required by primary care are highlighted in the communications.