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Medicines practice guidelines

NICE Medicines practice guidelines provide advice and guide good practice for those involved in handling, prescribing, commissioning and decision-making about medicines. The outputs have a wide range of audiences across both health and social care environments.

From February 2014, good practice guidance became known as medicines practice guidelines. This is to bring the guideline naming in line with other NICE products. This is purely a name change - the guideline recommendations and everything else remains the same.

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Published Medicines practice guidelines

This table lists published NICE medicines practice guidelines. Click the guidance title for full details.

Title

Publication date

Patient group directions (MPG2) August 2013
Developing and updating local formularies (MPG1) December 2012

Medicines practice guidelines in development

This table lists NICE medicines practice guidelines that are in development. Click the guideline title for full details.


Title Anticipated publication date Process
Managing medicines in care homes March 2014 MPG
Antimicrobial stewardship March 2015 MPG
The safe use and management of controlled drugs December 2015 MPG

This page was last updated: 11 February 2014

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