Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group

Useful Medicines Management Resources                                

 

CQC matrix

  • The CQC matrix has been compiled by the Medicines Management team, to list all the resources GP practices can use to demonstrate compliance with CQC Key Lines of Enquiry and prompts about medicines/prescribing.

Cold chain information

Antibiotic resources

Prescribing of pregabalin

Prescribing for overseas travel

Referral criteria and forms for dietetic services in Bournemouth, Poole, Purbeck, Christchurch & East Dorset GP Localities

Care Home information on dietetic services in Bournemouth, Poole, Purbeck, Christchurch & East Dorset GP Localities

Managing medicines in care homes (NICE Guidance)

  • Medicines Management Team guidance on GP practices Managing medicines in care homes

Primary care prescription security audit

SystmOne guides

Electronic prescribing

Guidance on requests for prescriptions from appliance contractors

Patient information leaflets and alert cards

Drug safety topics

Changes to GPs and non-medical prescribers working in your practice

Other local guidance

Continence formulary

Accessing prescribing information on the move

The BNF, BNFC, Pan-Dorset Antibiotic Formulary (adopted from Hampshire & Isle of Wight guidelines) & NICE Guidelines are now available as FREE apps which can also be downloaded onto your Apple, Blackberry or Android device via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Once downloaded, the apps can be run without an internet connection meaning that professionals can access the contents wherever they are. The Pan-Dorset formulary is enabled for mobile use and can be bookmarked to your screen. Currently this is only accessible from 3G or Wifi, however an app is being worked on currently and due for release 2014. Download a poster to display in your GP practice to highlight the available online resources.