Prescriber

 

Prescriber

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.

Prescriber forum

Affording expensive new drugs

Dr Martin Duerden considers the assessment of new drugs, the Cancer Drugs Fund and NICE's proposed new evaluation system.

 

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Increased generic prescribing and loss of patent protection for expensive drugs means that generic drugs now save the NHS around £12.3 billion...

Only 3 per cent of people with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection receive treatment with antiviral drugs, according to a report by Public...

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Safety of trimethoprim in pregnancy

Can trimethoprim be safely used in pregnancy for treating UTIs?

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