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Good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices (2013)

Good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices (2013) was published on 31 January 2013 and came into effect on 25 February 2013. It replaces Good practice in prescribing medicines (2008) and incorporates Remote prescribing via telephone, video-link or online (2012).

In this online version you can navigate through the guidance using the arrows at the foot of each page, or use the links below to go straight to a particular topic. You can also open the prescribing guidance (pdf).

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