Routinely prescribed items in primary care

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In partnership with NHS England, NHS Clinical Commissioners have launched a consultation on updated commissioning guidance for Rubefacients (excluding topical NSAIDs) and new commissioning guidance for:

  • Aliskiren
  • Amiodarone
  • Bath and shower preparations for dry and pruritic skin conditions
  • Blood glucose testing strips for type 2 diabetes
  • Dronedarone
  • Minocycline for acne
  • Needles for Pre-Filled and Reusable Insulin Pens    
  • Silk Garments

The consultation documents can be found here and will run until 28 February.

To have your say please register for the below events. 

Public webinars during consultation period:
-    Monday 14 January 13:00-14:00 – Register here
-    Thursday 13 February 13:00-14:00 - Register here

Face-to face meetings:
-    Tuesday 22 January 10:30-12:30 Leeds - Register here
-    Tuesday 5 February 14:30-16:30 London - Register here
-    Monday 11 February 11:00-13:00 Midlands - Register here

If you have any questions about the consultation or engagement events please email