Association for Prescribers

No registration required. “Search our unique index of authoritative, evidence-based information from hundreds of trustworthy and accredited sources” The BNF and BNFc can be accessed free, directly from this site, without the need to register.
http://www.evidence.nhs.uk

Numeracy learning and assessment site, registration required.
http://www.snap.nhs.uk

Free to access e-learning programmes on medicines including: antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, corticosteroids, opioids, oral anticoagulants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/e-learning-modules-medicines-and-medical-devices/e-learning-modules-medicines-and-medical-devices

report an adverse drug reaction to the Yellow Card Scheme
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard

E-learning about ADRs. A little out of date (e.g. ADRs in children are now reported in the same way as for adults) but nothing is incorrect and the information is still useful.
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-yellow-card-scheme-guidance-for-healthcare-professionals

Patient information leaflets and Summaries of Product Characteristics
http://www.medicines.org.uk/EMC

e-learning programme from CPPE, using the online BNF
https://www.cppe.ac.uk/programmes/l/howbnf-p-01

National Prescribing Centre prescribing competency framework
http://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20140627112901/http://www.npc.nhs.uk/improving_safety/improving_quality/resources/single_comp_framework_v2.pdf

e-learning for health. If you are a practice nurse you should already be registered in order to complete mandatory NHS training
http://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Register/Enrolment

Antibiotic Guardian Scheme promotes good antibiotic stewardship including provision of e-learning resources
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/european-antibiotic-awareness-day-resources

Opioids Aware: A resource for patients and healthcare professionals to support prescribing of opioid medicines for pain
http://www.rcoa.ac.uk/faculty-of-pain-medicine/opioids-aware

Frailty is now regarded as a long term condition. See this website for more information.
https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/safe-comp-care.pdf

Suite of e-learning programmes including type 1 diabetes, obesity. Acute kidney injury etc
http://elearning.nice.org.uk

Excellent free modules from NHS Education Scotland
www.yccscotland.scot.nhs.uk/Training/

ePACT
Electronic Prescription Analysis and CosT (ePACT) data is accessible by pharmaceutical and prescribing advisors to obtain and analyse prescribing data from FP10 prescribing. Speak to your practice pharmacist about assessing and using this data to reflect on your practice.

CPPE Medicines Safety< app and Medicines Quiz app Download free from the App Store or Google Play.

Local medicines formulary
A must-see for all prescribers to inform prescribing practice

Chair's Blog:

Association for Prescribers Annual Conference 2017

Places still available for the Association for Prescribers Annual Conference – NMP – Care, Innovation & Quality. As always this will b...


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