How to draft a direct healthcare professional communication

Guidance for marketing authorisation holders on drafting direct healthcare professional communications (DHPCs) or 'dear Dr letters', including the template.


Guidance on letter drafting for marketing authorisation holders

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Draft direct healthcare professional communication letters should be sent to

This guidance includes:

  • what a DHPC is
  • when a DHPC is necessary
  • key principles for preparing a DHPC
  • guidance on writing and editing a DHPC
Published 7 August 2014