Bulletin 267: PPIs - Long term safety and gastroprotection

This bulletin and implementation resources focus on reducing PPI prescribing for safety reasons by reviewing the continued need and stepping down or deprescribing where appropriate in line with current guidance.

Cost savings are available by using lower cost PPIs in preference to more costly preparations.

Implementation resources include an audit, GP clinical system searches, patient review letter, medicines safety checklist, PPI deprescribing algorithm and educational presentation.