#NHSLetsTalk public consultation

The decisions from the joint committee can be found here:

You can download the terms of reference of the joint committee here.

You can download the papers for the joint committee here.

The new policy for the commissioning of over-the-counter medicines for short-term and intermittent illnesses for East and North Hertfordshire CCG is available here.

A leaflet and poster, including and easy read version, containing advice and information on how to treat a range of common illnesses, together with tips on medicine cabinet essentials to have at home is available here.

If you wish to contact East and North Hertfordshire CCG about anything contained is this leaflet, please contact the Nursing and Quality team.

Conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: A consultation on guidance for CCGs

On 20 December 2017, NHS England launched a public consultation on reducing prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for 33 minor, short-term health concerns.  You can read more about it here.

The consultation closes on 14 March 2018.

Watch Stacey, a pharmacist working for East and North Hertfordshire CCG, giving a quick breakdown on the NHS England consultation for over-the-counter medicines.