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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Large variation in management of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

An observational study from researchers at the University of Warwick focusing on the health economy within one NHS CCG indicates that there is currently...Read more

Missed GP appointments cost NHS England £216 million annually

According to NHS England, over 15 million general practice appointments (including GP, nurse and other practice staff sessions) are missed each year in England...Read more

EMA concludes that omega-3 fatty acids not effective for secondary prevention

Following a review of all the available data, the EMA’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has concluded that omega-3 fatty acid...Read more

National Osteoporosis Society publishes new guidance on vitamin D

The National Osteoporosis Society has published a clinical guideline for health professionals on vitamin D prescribing and the management of bone heath in...Read more

NICE recommends axicabtagene ciloleucel, another CAR-T cell therapy

In a final appraisal determination, NICE has recommended the CAR-T cell therapy axicabtagene ciloleucel (Yescarta) within the Cancer Drugs Fund for certain...Read more

Featured Articles

Diagnosis and management of chlamydia: a guide for GPs
Chlamydia is a common sexually-transmitted infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. This article discusses its diagnosis and treatment, and considers the GP’s role in management.
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The management of overactive bladder symptom complex
Overactive bladder (OAB) is a symptom complex characterised by urinary urgency, with or without urgency incontinence, usually associated with increased daytime frequency and nocturia. This article discusses our current understanding of OAB and its recommended management.
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Medicines-related harm in the elderly post-hospital discharge
Awareness of the risks of medicines-related harm in the elderly can enhance medicines safety in vulnerable patients. This article examines the risk factors for medicines-related harm and the recommended strategies to reduce these risks.
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