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Prescriber is the leading UK journal for healthcare professionals focussing on prescribing and medicines management. The journal features articles on all areas of therapeutics and prescribing policy and is fully peer reviewed. The content is relevant and of interest to all prescribers and prescribing policy makers including GPs, pharmacists, nurses and hospital specialists. Access to all content is free to healthcare professionals following registration.Sign up for e-alerts and print copies

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Opicapone launched for treatment of Parkinson’s disease with motor fluctuations

  Opicapone (Ongentys), a new add-on treatment for adult Parkinson’s disease patients with motor fluctuations, has been launched in the UK. The launch...Read more

EMA extends metformin use to patients with moderately reduced kidney function

Following a review of the literature, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has released new recommendations extending the use of metformin to patients with type...Read more

Pembrolizumab effective first-line in advanced lung cancer

According to results presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Copenhagen in October, pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is effective first-line...Read more

NHS England extends flu vaccine to more children

Public Health England and NHS England have launched a new campaign to help protect children and vulnerable adults during the winter months. The Stay Well This...Read more

Bisphosphonates reduce risk of fractures in steroid-induced osteoporosis

According to a recent Cochrane review, bisphosphonates can reduce bone loss and the risk of vertebral fractures in patients taking corticosteroids....Read more

Featured Articles

Apps for prescribers: how safe and effective are they?
Medical apps are increasingly being used by prescribers to support their day-to-day practice. But with huge numbers of new apps becoming available all the time, and no formal accreditation process in place, how can prescribers assess their safety and usefulness?
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Diagnosis and treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can be difficult to diagnose, but delaying treatment increases the risk of both acute and long-term complications. This article provides a guide to the assessment and recommended management of PID.
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Guide to treatments used for atopic dermatitis in adults
Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, usually begins in childhood but adults can also be affected due to either persistence of symptoms or late-onset disease. This article provides a guide to the topical and systemic treatments used for atopic dermatitis in adults, including administration…
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