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Medicines Governance Do Once Programme

29th June 2020 · National Patient Group Directions and Medicines Policies Background Released in 2016 the first Carter report set the scene for improving both efficiency and productivity across…

Sexual Health Patient Group Direction (PGD) Templates

24th June 2020 · SPS and the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH)/British Association of HIV (BHIVA), with the support of specialist stakeholders working within clinical practice,…

Written Instruction for the administration of seasonal 'flu vaccination

17th June 2020 · An updated Written Instruction template for the 2020/21 ‘flu season is awaiting final approval by our partner organisations and will be released alongside updated supporting…

Reproductive Health Patient Group Direction (PGD) Templates

17th June 2020 · SPS and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (FSRH), with the support of specialist stakeholders working within clinical practice, have produced PGD templates for…

Use of PGDs in pandemics (e.g. COVID-19)

9th June 2020 · There are provisions in the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 that can be used in a pandemic, unfortunately none of them specifically involve PGDs. At this…

What local arrangements are needed for authorising PGDs?

9th June 2020 · Patient group directions (NICE guideline MPG2, 2017) acknowledges that a number of scenarios may exist for developing and authorising PGDs. To consider the local arrangements required…

Can patients receive medicines under PGD when they are used outside their licenced uses?

20th May 2020 · Licenced medicines can be used under PGDs outside the terms of their Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC).  This is also called off-label or off-licence use.…

National Ambulance Patient Group Directions

18th May 2020 · National PGDs National PGDs have been developed for ambulance services commissioned by NHS England.  They are supported by NASMeD and JRCALC. Organisations need to adopt them…

Medicines Shortages and Patient Group Directions

14th May 2020 · Medicine Shortages can occur for many reasons including manufacturing and quality control problems, delays in supply chains and discontinuations. Where a medicine supplied and/or administered…

Patient Group Direction (PGD) use in remote consultations

2nd April 2020 · The legal framework for PGDs does not state the patient must be present for a supply of a medicine to be made. Therefore remote consultation…

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