The NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group has a small Medicines Optimisation team which works closely with GPs and local health providers to ensure consistency and effectiveness in prescribing practice.
The Medicines Optimisation team uses their experience and knowledge of medicines to support our member practices with cost effective, evidence based prescribing guidance
We have a Medicines Advisory Group which includes the Medicines Optimisation Team, GPs, a practice nurse and representatives from our local hospital trust. The Medicines Advisory Group meets bi monthly and provides oversight and scrutiny of the Medicines Optimisation work programme and ensures that NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group has the appropriate governance processes, guidelines and commissioning policies in place to enable the population of Calderdale to gain optimal benefit from medicines.
Guidelines for the management of acute asthma in adults in general practice 339.78 KB 265 downloads…
Ordering your prescriptions
Information sheet – Prescribing of over the counter medicines is changing 42.62 KB 149 downloads…
- Baby formulas and vitamins: help is available through the Healthy Start programme: https://www.healthystart.nhs.uk/
NHS Calderdale CCG considers offers of rebates on primary care prescribing costs in line with the CCG’s prescribing rebate policy.
The CCG is currently signed up to rebates on the following products:
AirfluSal MDI – Sandoz
Airflusal Forspiro – Sandoz
Clenil Modulite– Chiesi Ltd
Longtec – Qdem
Lixiana– Daiichi-Sankyo Ltd
Convatec Products – Convatec
Stocare Products –Rhodea Pharma
Rivaroxaban – Bayer
Mezolar Matrix – Sandoz
Biquelle XL – Aspire
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