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Key therapeutic topics – medicines management options for local implementation

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In February 2012, the National Prescribing Centre (NPC) published an update.

In February 2012, the National Prescribing Centre (NPC) published the latest update to their document ‘Key Therapeutic Topics - Medicines management options for local implementation’.

This provides practical guidance on the delivery of specific prescribing savings opportunities, alongside quality prescribing advice in primary care.

The guide has been developed in consultation with the NHS and pharmaceutical trade industry and contains 13 topics including anti-biotic prescribing, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and wound care products.