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Medicines Management

Medication management for patients with Parkinson's: the impact of a nurse specialist and non-medical prescribing in the hospital setting

In July 2000 the Department of Health (DH, 2000) published the NHS Plan. This included strategies to develop traditional roles, allowing nurses opportunities to evolve and challenge boundaries in...

A warfarin-antibiotic drug-drug interaction: a podiatric surgical case report

Patient A (Table 1) presented in 2016 with pain in both feet across the lesser metatarsal-phalangeal joints (MTPJs). On clinical examination, she had pain in both third/fourth intermetatarsal (IM)...

Drug updates: March

Around 400 patients with advanced breast cancer will now be able to benefit from a new treatment after the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published final draft guidance...

Ozanimod for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis and how Brexit changed the journey

In 1997, Beta-interferon 1a (Avonnex) was licenced in the European Union (EU) for RRMS to reduce the impact and disease process of MS. Today there is a mixture of tablets, injections and infusions...

Prescribing errors in general practice

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA, 2014) defines a medication error as: ‘a patient safety incident where there has been an error in the process of prescribing, preparing,...

Treating those requiring anticoagulation during the COVID-19 pandemic

However, keeping hospital visits to a minimum has required other changes too. In March 2020, NHS England (2020) quickly devised a plan to switch patients who have previously had a blood clot and were...

Impact of non-medical prescribing

This article published in the Journal of Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy seeks to contribute to the ongoing dialogue in the professional arena of the dominance of the medical...

The use of pine in a healthcare environment

Considered the largest genus of conifers, Pinus (Pinaceae) includes more than 100 different species (Dziedziński et al, 2021), and Hickman (2021) explains that the creation of the town of Bournemouth,...

Personalisation of DAPT: from ‘bench’ to bedside

Given the ever-increasing body of evidence and availability of scoring systems, the authors aimed to assess if the personalisation of DAPT was being translated into clinical practice. A single centre...

Drug updates: January

Around 1500 people in England with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare genetic condition, will benefit from a new medicine after The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) released...

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