netFormulary Dorset NHS
NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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Discontinuation of Orphenadrine - please see chapter 4 section 9.2 for additional information
Recent surveillance data from Public Health England indicates that circulation of influenza in the community has returned to baseline levels. GPs and other prescribers working in primary care should no longer prescribe antiviral medicines for the prophylaxis and treatment of influenza on an FP10 prescription form. See CAS alert for further information
Controlled Drugs Update June 2016 Newsletter is available Here
June 2016 Edition of Keep Taking the Tablets is now available :See here
TRUEyou: Warning that a small number of batches may give incorrect low blood glucose results. People who have the affected batches should return them to the manufacturer Safety alert for some batches of TRUEyou test strips
DMAG Annual Report 2015 / 2016 is now available HERE

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The Dorset Formulary aims to provide information on medicines supporting safe, evidence-based, cost-effective practice. Whilst the formulary contains links to relevant policies and guidelines, the prescriber retains the responsibility for the appropriate use of this information.

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