Guidelines

Valproate use banned in women of childbearing age

 New restrictions have been put in place around the use of valproate. 

Private patients

With endometriosis being one of the major causes of female infertility, new NICE guidelines highlight the need for a greater awareness of its symptoms and treatment. Victoria Goldman reports

Special delivery

The supply of specials involves ongoing collaboration and communication to ensure the dispensing process runs as smoothly as possible.

Medical devices: Council adopts new EU rules

Sid Dajani reports from Brussels for May 2017's Eye on Europe.

OTC Casebook: Insect bites and stings

Alan Nathan outlines how to help customers deal with insect bites and stings, and offers important advice for handling anaphylactic shock

Signposting to skin conditions

Signposting solutions for patients with skin conditions

Signposting solutions - chronic joint pain

Signposting solutions for patients with chronic joint pain

Services: what next?

The Murray Review examines the current state of pharmacy service provision, and how this can develop

RPS issues guidance on prescribing specials

RPS guidance on specials prescribing is based around five key principles

How to switch doxazosin MR to standard release

How can patients be switched to the standard-release formulation of doxazosin?

So, you made an error?

Numark’s Gary Choo explains how to minimise the risks associated with dispensing errors

The difference between Optive eye drops explained

Leyla Hannbeck shares answers to topical questions put to the NPA's Information Dept

Endorsing queries resolved

The NPA's Leyla Hannbeck answers three topical questions about prescription endorsement

New alcohol consumption guidelines issued

Chief Medical Officers issue new guidelines on alcohol consumption

Your questions answered on NHS flu vaccination

Can pharmacists give flu vaccine to patients taking anticoagulants?

Is it legal for doctors to issue post-dated scripts?

Topical questions answered by the NPA's Information Department

Nearly half of pharmacists not tackling antibiotic stewardship

Pharmacists want more training on antibiotic stewardship, finds survey

Mums unaware of the importance of Vitamin D

A third of pregnant women and new mums unaware of the importance of vitamin D, finds survey

Treating sore, tired and dry eyes

The latest recommendations for the OTC treatment of sore, tired and dry eyes

Start right

The latest advice and recommendations on infant feeding and nutrition
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