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Patient Group Directions and Patient Specific Directions in General Practice

Patient Group Directions and Patient Specific Directions in General Practice
(January 2016)

There have been a number of regulatory and organisational changes within the NHS since the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) last produced guidelines on Patient Group Directions (PGDs) and Patient Specific Directions (PSDs) in 2010. In addition, NICE Medicines Practice Guideline 2 (MPG2)1 was published in 2013 and as a consequence aspects of the original GPC advice have been updated, although many of the general principles and legislative requirements of PGDs remain the same.

 

Please see the full document attached above.

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