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Digital prescribing is a useful way of working but comes with its own set of potential issues for doctors to consider.
Healthcare assistants can administer flu vaccines, provided robust protocols are in place that follow the legal framework.
Consent, patient safety and delegation for GP practices during the annual winter flu vaccination programme.
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.