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COVID-19 clinical support

The current category is COVID-19 General

Medications

For further SEL medication resources, please see the South East London Integrated Medicines Optimisation Committee (SEL IMOC) website

Palliative care medicines: see Palliative care section

Anticoagulation

During the pandemic some patients were switched from warfrain to DOACs. Below are some resources around this switch and DOAC education.

Anticoagulation – A focus on DOAC Safety webinar – 7 December 2021

National guidance. Includes advice on management of patients taking warfarin in primary care during the Covid-19 pandemic, with recommendations to help minimise attendances

Structured Medication Review

Antibiotics

EPS

Roll out of Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) Phase 4

To help you prepare for winter, NHSE are accelerating deployment of EPS Phase 4 allowing patients without a nominated pharmacy to use EPS

Heart-Failure

Inhalers

  • Guide for alternative inhalers during stock shortages (please note this document is from April, and there are no longer currently significant supply shortages. However, this document can be used if there is a need to switch patients back to their original inhalers, or to check dose equivalences).

Medicines and Prescribing Network

The network brings together health care professionals from across primary, community and secondary care to focus on delivering education and training on Medicines Optimisation & Long Term Condition priorities covering guidelines & pathways, shared care guidelines, medicines safety issues and other areas of priority

Multi Compartment Aids

Pharmacological management of Adult non-cancer chronic pain

Rheumatology

Selfcare patient support information

Specials