Useful links

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Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

British National Formulary (BNF) or British National Formulary for Children (BNFC)

electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC) for summary of product characteristics or patient information leaflets  about medicines

RCGP guidance for GPs about cannabis-based products. Information for the public is available from the NHS Choices website: medical cannabis (and cannabis oils)

The Academy of Medical Sciences – enhancing the use of scientific evidence to judge the potential benefits and harms of medicines

Allergy action plans for children  – choose the correct plan for the prescribed adrenaline pen

Yellow Card to report side effects from medicines or defective medicines

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

NICE Evidence

NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

Specialist Pharmacy Service (SPS)

Department of Health

NHS England/NHS Improvement 

Public Health England


Drug Safety Update

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

NHS Choices

Patient Information

Moving Medicine: Prescribing Movement

Physical activity infographics including for people with disabilities, pregnant women, children

•Everybody active, every day: framework for physical activity