Updated guidance on medicines re-use schemes

13 May 2020

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has amended recommendations on managing medicines in care homes and hospices for patients at the end of life, in line with UK Government guidance on re-using medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NHS England says GPs to continue to refer patients to secondary care

20 April 2020

NHS England has announced that guidance will be published shortly advising secondary care to "accept and hold clinical responsibility for GP referrals", and that GPs should continue referring patients despite the current restrictions on elective care due to COVID-19.