Tagged: Prescribing

Audit of antipsychotic prescribing for dementia published

The audit of antipsychotic prescribing for dementia, published on 17 July, showed a 52% decrease in the rate of prescribing between 2008 and 2011. Prescriptions for antipsychotics in people newly diagnosed (diagnosed each year with a prescription of an antipsychotic … Read more → – Audit of antipsychotic prescribing for dementia published

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Shared care protocol for patients on acetylcholinesterase inhibitors

NHS North Yorkshire and York have developed a shared care protocol between primary and secondary care so that if the patients on acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEI) are stable they can be transferred back to the GP who will provide a yearly review of their AChEI as part of their routine dementia QOF. Read more → – Shared care protocol for patients on acetylcholinesterase inhibitors

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Isle of Wight information prescriptions

An Information Prescription works like a signpost, providing timely information for patients, carers, friends and professionals that can help a person manage their own condition. Read more → – Isle of Wight information prescriptions

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