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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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Plain packaging enforced for ‘deadly addictive product’

In a bid to prevent people taking up smoking; plain standardised cigarette packaging is now enforced across the UK.Picture health warnings will cover 65% of...Read more

NICE recommends treatments for type 2 diabetes

In final guidance the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends canagliflozin, dapagliflozin and empagliflozin as monotherapies for...Read more

New alendronate formulation to help adherence

Alendronate acid 70mg (Binosto) is now available on prescription as an effervescent tablet to treat post-menopausal osteoporosis in women.Binosto’s buffered...Read more

First immunotherapy for bladder cancer

The first immunotherapy to treat bladder cancer, TECENTRIQ™ (Atezolizumab) is now approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).The drug is the first...Read more

Breezhaler reduces COPD exacerbations by 17%

A major study finds Ultibro Breezhaler is more effective than Seretide Accuhaler at reducing exacerbations in people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary...Read more

Featured Articles

Diagnosis and pharmacological management of stable angina
Coronary artery disease remains the leading cause of mortality in the UK but effective management can slow progression and improve prognosis. In this article, the authors discuss the diagnosis of stable angina, the medical treatment options available and when specialist referral is necessary.
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Use of home oxygen therapy in adults
Home oxygen therapy can provide significant health benefits in selected patients with chronic respiratory disease. This article provides a summary of the main types of oxygen therapy and the guidelines for their use.
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Will NICE’s quality standard for multiple sclerosis improve care?
In January, NICE published new quality standard statements for the care of people with MS. This article describes the current management of multiple sclerosis in the UK, including the problems and challenges, and discusses whether the new NICE quality standard statements will address them.
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