netFormulary Dorset NHS
NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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New - A Frequently Asked Questions regarding Low Molecular Weight Heparins document is now available
December 2016 - Updated Shared Care Guideline is now available for Low Molecular Weight Heparins.
Updated Urinary incontinence preferred products list ( as endorsed by Dorset CCG for acceptance on the pan Dorset formulary ) AVAILABLE HERE
The Central Alert System (CAS) have issued the following information : NHS providers are warned of the risk of severe harm and death if an insulin needle and syringe is used to administer insulin withdrawn directly from a pen device or replacement cartridge. This alert asks providers to ensure staff have access to appropriate equipment and training for administering insulin using a pen device. see link here for further information
Summary of Urinary Incontinence Ammendments to formulary 2016
October 2016 Edition of Keep Taking the Tablets is available here

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