Date: February 22, 2021
GMC guidance on prescribing
GMC has published updated guidance on prescribing, to support doctors who are increasingly seeing patients via remote and virtual consultations. February 2021 Key updates include: New advice for doctors not to prescribe controlled drugs unless they have access to patient records, except in emergencies......
Date: December 16, 2020
Patient group and patient specific directions
Guidance from BMA – December 2020
Date: June 19, 2019
The Pharmacist reported on the new rules for online pharmacies issued by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) to tighten up the regulations. However, GPC are concerned that this is putting GPs in the position of policing the prescribing of online pharmacies when it comes.....
Date: May 9, 2018
The GPC prescribing policy group has updated the Prescribing guidance, to include a link to the template letters relating to the new requirements on hospitals to reduce inappropriate bureaucratic workload shift, in the Q&A section Can my GP refuse to give me a prescription.....