Shetland GPs to begin giving ‘nature prescriptions’

8th October 2018

According to Runner’s World, Scottish GPs are to begin prescribing gentle outdoor activities to patients suffering long-term illnesses We previously reported that GPs were preparing to start promoting nationally-organised sport – specifically parkrun – as [read more]

Prescribing toiletries costs NHS £3.4m

1st August 2018

CREDIT: This story was originally seen on The Times Free prescriptions of over-the-counter toiletries and medicines cost the NHS £3.4m last year, according to The Times The NHS has come under scrutiny this week as [read more]

Coping with guidance on NHS prescribing costs

11th June 2018

Prescribing costs and the burden that it is placing on NHS budgets cannot be overlooked. Lyndsey Stanley, director and clinical pharmacist and Tina Nightingale of the Practice Managers Association (PMA), ask how can practices keep up [read more]