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Prescribing dilemmas: A guide for prescribers

This document provides guidance for healthcare professionals regarding prescribing duration, foodstuffs, complementary medicines and alternative therapies, common ailments, fertility treatment, erectile dysfunction, prescribing for self and family, visitors from overseas, travel and occupational health vaccines, prescribing situations not covered by the NHS including private care and private prescriptions, unlicensed medicines and prescribing outside national guidance.

⇩ Prescribing Dilemmas: A Guide for Prescribers 361KB (PDF)

(Published in February 2021 - replaces version previously published in April 2015)

(Updated July 2021 - Section 15.3 Controlled drugs: implications for patients has been updated)
(Updated November 2021 - Section 14.1 Visitors from overseas has been updated)

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