Specials

This bulletin reviews the prescribing of dermatology specials to try and ensure that any prescribing of dermatology specials is appropriate and in line with the British Association of dermatologists guidelines. ...
This bulletin is the latest SPOT(Specials Prescribing Optimisation Tool) support bulletin and focuses on the use of glycopyrronium in hypersalivation (both off label and unlicenced special usage). It also ...
Created on 28 September 2016
The Specials Prescribing Optimisation Tool (SPOT) is based on the national specials prescribing data. This list includes specials that appear regularly in the top ten specials prescribed list, those where ...
This bulletin reviews the place in therapy of unlicensed buccal midazolam and switching to a licences product where appropriate. Safety issues and savings are also discussed.   Buccal midazolam ...
These resources review prescribing of vitamin D specials, supplements and licensed medicines. Advice covers both treatment and prevention of deficiency with recommendations for self care where appropriate. ...
Topical diltiazem appears in the top ten Specials Prescribing Optimisation Tool (SPOT) list. Unlicensed topical diltiazem preparations are often used for treatment of anal fissures. This bulletin discusses ...
The SPOT-List is the first of our new specials documents that will form part of the specials webkit. It is a list of the top 10 (by spend) specials prescribed in England and provides recommendations on ...
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the UK Ophthalmic Pharmacy Group have published Ophthalmic Specials Guidance. It has been written in response to the high number of prescriptions for unlicensed ...