Latest prescribing news
GPs will be part of a pharmacist-led medicine review including 180,000 care home residents, under a new NHS England scheme announced today.
Aspirin is a cheap and safe alternative to oral anticoagulants for treating venous thromboembolism, after hip and knee replacements, new research has found.
NHS England plans for new over-the-counter medicines restrictions for minor illness could place GPs 'in breach of contract', the BMA has warned.
All of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants were more effective at treating the symptoms of acute depression in adults than placebo, according to the findings of a major analysis.