Monthly Prescribing Focus

This is an archive of the Monthly Prescribing Focus that the Medicines Management Team email each month to the North Yorkshire and York places PCN / Practice Pharmacists and Practice Prescribing Leads:

August 2023 - NHS NEY - Infant Morphine Overdose Case Study (July 2023)

July 2023 - NYY Meds Safety Group - Safety Bulletin Issue 8

June 2023 - 5 Day Course Lengths for LRTIs   :  AMS stacked charts all localities

May 2023 - Valproate - NORTH YORKSHIRE  :  Valproate - YORK

Apr 2023 - PPI Reviews  :  PrescQIPP long term PPI's deprescribing algorithm

Mar 2023 - NYY Meds Safety Group - Safety Bulletin Issue 7

Feb 2023 - Amiodarone Monitoring : accompanying data (source ePACT2)

Jan 2023 - Using Standardised Strengths of Unlicensed Liquid Medicines in Children

Dec 2022 - NYY Meds Safety Group - Safety Bulletin Issue 6

Nov 2022 - Antimicrobial prescribing (North Yorkshire)   :  Antimicrobial prescribing (York)  :  NYY COPD rescue pack info for practices  :  NYY COPD rescue pack patient leaflet

Oct 2022 - Revisiting dosulepin, co-proxamol and trimipramine prescribing  :  supporting prescribing data (source: ePACT2)

Sept 2022 - NYY Meds Safety Group - Safety Bulletin Issue 5

July 2022 - Inadvertent oral administration of potassium permanganate

June 2022 - NYY CCGs Meds Safety Group - Safety Bulletin Issue 4

May 2022 - UTI Prescribing  :  Antimicrobial Practice level prescribing data

Apr. 2022 - Unintentional Paracetamol Overdose in Adults with Low Bodyweight

Mar. 2022 - Hydrochlorothiazide Review

Feb. 2022 - Steroid Card (Adult) UpdateSteroid emergency cards poster (adult)New NHS steroid emergency card (adult)

Nov. 2021 - European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Oct. 2021 - NYY CCG Meds Safety Group - Safety Bulletin Issue 3

Sept. 2021 - Items which should not be routinely prescribed in Primary Care

July 2021 - Melatonin prescribing review (HRW locality Practices only)

June 2021 - NYY CCG Meds Safety Group - Safety Bulletin Issue 2

May 2021 - Antimicrobial Stewardship: Focus on Cefalexin

April 2021 - Online repeat prescription ordering & eRD

March 2021 - NYY CCG Meds Safety Group - Safety Bulletin Issue 1

January & February 2021 - Adrenaline Auto-Injectors (AAIs)

November 2020 - European Antibiotic Awareness Day

October 2020 - Steroid Emergency Cards

September 2020 - Self-Care

August 2020 - Valproate Safety (women of chlidbearing age)

July 2020 - Methotrexate Safety

February 2020 - Self-Care for minor conditions

January 2020 - Vitamin B and Thiamine