Infections: A large reduction in antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections is associated with only a very slight increase in the incidence of pneumonia (Aug-16)

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Rapid Update 2 – October 2016: Antibiotic Prescribing: Development and internal validation of a practical tool for primary care antimicrobial stewardship in children (STARWAVe)

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NPC Archive Item: Issues with biosimilars

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. 19th November 2009 An article published in the British Medical Journal has noted the high cost of newer biological drugs and offers suggestions for potential ways of making such […]

NPC Archive Item: NAO report: Prescribing Savings in 2008

NOTE – This is an archive post from the NPC and has not been updated since first publication. Therefore, some hyperlinks may no longer be working. Introduction The National Audit Office (NAO) has recently published calculations of savings in four therapeutic areas, due to changes in prescribing patterns (rather than changing prices for medicines) 1.  […]