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A GP was concerned about the risks of stopping a patient's prescription for sodium valproate, and called the MDU for advice.
After being notified about some potential prescription anomalies, the GMC wrote to a hospital consultant, who in turn called on the MDU for advice.
Self-prescribing can lead to serious consequences. Read our guidance on prescribing for yourself or for anyone you have a close personal relationship with.
The patient's choice makes it difficult to monitor their condition and is a particular concern if they are taking high-risk drugs...
The GMC's existing prescribing guidance is clear that you may prescribe unlicensed medicines where it is necessary to meet the specific needs of...
The MDU supported a GP member with an allegation of failing to review a medication's expiry date.
The MDU has noticed an increase in notification of claims related to renal impairment alleged to be secondary to mesalazine prescribed for inflammatory bowel disease.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform aspects of clinical practice but we must think carefully about its adoption and regulation, says Dr Farzana Rahman.
From 1 November 2018, specialist UK doctors were able to prescribe medicinal cannabis.