Medication for Schools
From 1st Oct 2017, schools can purchase their own supply of an Epi-Pen to use in an emergency when the child’s own injector is not working. Schools have been able to purchase their own supply of a Salbutamol Inhaler for a couple of years now. Please click on the attachments above to view the relevant Dept. of Health guidance for both medications that you can pass on to your local school.
Some GPs perform some of their clinical activities under the auspices of a medical services company. This can have tax benefits. However...
Schools frequently request information from GPs regarding a child’s health conditions, their absence from school, or to certify that...
In March NHSE published guidance regarding the prescribing of OTC medications. This guidance suggests that the NHS could save £100m per...
The NHS is encouraging prescribers to ask patients to purchase medications which are available to buy over the counter (OTC). This is...
Since 2014 as a condition of maintaining their registration with the NMC, all nurses must be able to confirm they have the correct...
GPs are often requested to give hepatitis B immunisation covering three broad areas; for travel for occupational health lifestyle risk...
Cancard Newsletter Article Some concerns have been raised by practices regarding the 'Cancard' website and its proposed 'GP endorsed'...
What is the Mental Capacity Act 2005? The MCA is an Act of Parliament which provides a framework by which people who may not be able to...
Notification of medicines supply shortage of midazolam 10mg/2ml solution for injection ampoules. A medicine supply notification found...
The CQC has issued revised guidance on DBS checks. The new guidance states that; There is no requirement for a service that directly...
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