Practice Resources and Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

The resources below have been compiled or produced by the Medicines Management Team to support practices with managing medicines and prescribing

Last updated on 21/12/2020 by KerryWade
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Medicines Optimisation

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


Medicines Safety

Resources to support the safe use of medicines in primary care.


Information Letters to GPs 

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.