Useful links

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Useful information regarding Cannabis-based products for medicinal use:

GP guidance  on the role of the GP in caring for gender-questioning and transgender patients – June 2019 from the Royal College of General Practitioners

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

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

• Resources about managing patients with allergy including allergy action plans for children

Yellow Card to report side effects from medicines, vaccine, herbal or homeopathic medicine; incidents involving medical devices; defective medicines; fake medicines; side effects or safety concerns about e-cigarettes.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

NICE Evidence

NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

Specialist Pharmacy Service (SPS)

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

NHS England/NHS Improvement 

Public Health England


Drug Safety Update

. Scottish Inter collegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

•The North West Medicines Information Centre runs the National Dental Medicines Information Service (NWMIC). This is available Monday to Friday 08.30 to 17.00 by phone on 0151 794 8113 or

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