Zuclopenthixol is an antipsychotic used for schizophrenia and other psychoses. In the UK, there are two injectable forms of zuclopenthixol: zuclopenthixol acetate : a short acting treatment used for acute episodes zuclopenthixol decanoate : a long acting treatment used for maintenance This week we launched a new measure to support a new type of alert […]
OpenPrescribing.net measure of seven day prescriptions for long-term conditions as a surrogate measure for Medicine Compliance Aids (MCAs). We measure seven day prescriptions for a basket of medicines; atorvastatin, simvastatin, levothyroxine, amlodipine and ramipril, commonly prescribed once daily for long term conditions.
At the DataLab we regularly collaborate on projects, both small and large, with users who get in touch. For development of this measure we would like to thank the NHS England Sustainable Unit and Centre for Sustainable Healthcare for their input on our work to support the NHS Long Term Plan. Another one of our […]
OpenPrescribing.net has launched an NHS dm+d allowing anyone to search and identify any medicine or product that can be prescribed in the NHS.
dm+d is the standard dictionary for the medicines and devices used across the NHS. It contains standardised codes,descriptions, and metadata (such as price and pack size) for every entry.
New low-priority measures approved Yesterday (27 June), NHS England completed its consultation on an additional proposed set of products being considered for a recommendation against regular use in primary care. Therefore, on the site we have now included these new items in the set of low-priority measures. The newly added products include bath and shower emollients, […]