Audit

The controlled drugs bulletin and resources have been written to support CCG teams that have a role in supporting the regional NHS England Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer (CDAO).  An audit ...
Created on 02 February 2017
Due to concerns over hypnotic dependence, hypnotic prescribing has been subject to scrutiny and review for a number of years. In this bulletin, we offer advice on managing new patients with insomnia, recommend ...
... treatment will need reviewing. Supporting resources include an audit, treatment pathway and patient information and contracts for controlled drug/opiate use. Resources can be adapted for local use.   ...
... foods. An adaptable quick reference guide id available where local formulary choices can be inserted. An audit and support pack is also available.   Infant Feeds  ...
Created on 14 November 2016
These resources support the appropriate prescribing and review of ADHD treatments including initiation and monitoring of treatment. An audit is available to support identification of patients needing a ...
...  and their place in therapy for type 2 diabetes in line with current NICE guidance. Pathway templat documents, audit tools and a patient letter are available as supporting implementation tools. An ...
This bulletin focuses on frailty and end of life and the specific considertaions that would apply to this group of patients when reviewing medicines/ considering stopping medicines. Medicines that should ...
Created on 17 August 2016
This Antipsychotics bulletin and resources have been updated to include cost effective choices of modified release quetiapine products (for those organisations wishing to use branded generic prescribing). ...
Created on 14 June 2016
... an audit and a template pathway document are available as supporting resources.   Constipation  ...
... and stopped where appropriate. An audit and patient letters are available as supporting resources.    Fentanyl  ...
...  doses. An audit is available to support review of current prescribing.    Doselupin (DROP-List)  ...
The protease matrix dressings bulletin highlights which dressings are classed as protease modulating matrix dressings and also discusses their place in therapy. An audit is available to support review ...
This bulletin covers the use of shampoos and scalp preparations for scalp psoriasis and seborrhoeic dermatitis. Implementation tools include an audit, patient letter and educational slideset.  Shampoos ...
The RCP has replaced their  statement on the diagnosis and management of primary hypothyroidism with  the 2015 ‘Management of primary hypothyroidism: statement by the British Thyroid ...
Created on 27 January 2016
This bulletin is an update of Bulletin 50 on neuropathic pain. It reviews the place in therapy of neuropathic pain treatments and offers guidance and support material for organisations considering ...
This bulletin covers the use of antimicrobial dressings (excluding silver). The dressings covered in this resource include honey, iodine and other antimicrobial dressings. An audit tool is available to ...
The protease matrix dressings bulletin highlights which dressings are classed as protease modulating matrix dressings and also discusses their place in therapy. An audit is available to support review ...
The inhaled therapy in COPD bulletin and briefing has been updated to incorporate the new inhaled therapies licensed to treat COPD.  The materials discuss the place in therapy of different inhaled ...
... and the increased cost of these products, a review of therapy is recommended. Supporting tools include an audit, patient information letter and community pharmacist notification letter.  Liothyronine ...
The rubefacients bulletin supports the PrescQIPP DROP list. It reviews the place in therapy of the rubefacients which also have a nice do not do attached to them. An audit and patient letter are available ...