Asthma Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help UK general practices improve asthma outcomes whilst also reducing carbon emissions. It will help practices in England achieve the IIF respiratory indicators.

It contains step-by-step QI projects. Project resources include downloadable searches, educational videos, templates and patient information. Watch this video to learn more.

The toolkit, which has been approved by NHSE and the NHS improvement inhaler working group, provides information and resources to support good asthma care, including reducing the environmental impact of care.

Find more information here asthma toolkit

Digitally Enabled Services COVID-19: information and resources for Allied Health Professionals

The national AHP team have produced a one page guide on resources to support Digitally Enabled Services to support local services in their response to COVID-19.

Meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic has required Allied Health Professionals to look at different ways of delivering services to the people they serve.

This link provides a collection of info and resources currently available. Take a look here.

Free Covid support for nurses from the RCNi.

This interactive module summarises the essential care of a patient with a temporary tracheostomy, emphasising the importance of prompt intervention and response. Take a look here.

NMC Prescribing Standards Launched May 2018

Prescribing Standards 2018

Royal College of Nursing Standards

Prescribing in Pregnancy: the role of Independent and Supplementary Nurse Prescribers

Royal College of Nursing – Prescribing in Pregnancy

registration required. “Search our unique index of authoritative, evidence-based information from hundreds of trustworthy and accredited sources” The BNF and BNFc can be accessed free, directly from this site, without the need to register – click here.

Numeracy learning and assessment site, registration required – click here.

Free to access e-learning programmes on medicines including: antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, corticosteroids, opioids, oral anticoagulants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) – click here.

Report an adverse drug reaction to the Yellow Card Scheme – click here.

E-learning about ADRs. A little out of date (e.g. ADRs in children are now reported in the same way as for adults) but nothing is incorrect and the information is still useful – click here.

Patient information leaflets and Summaries of Product Characteristics – click here.

e-learning programme from CPPE, using the online BNF – click here.

National Prescribing Centre prescribing competency framework – click here.

e-learning for health. If you are a practice nurse you should already be registered in order to complete mandatory NHS training – click here.

Antibiotic Guardian Scheme promotes good antibiotic stewardship including provision of e-learning resources – click here.

Opioids Aware: A resource for patients and healthcare professionals to support prescribing of opioid medicines for pain – click here.

Frailty is now regarded as a long term condition. See this website for more information. – click here.

Suite of e-learning programmes including type 1 diabetes, obesity. Acute kidney injury etc – click here.

Excellent free modules from NHS Education Scotland – click here.

Electronic Prescription Analysis and CosT (ePACT) data is accessible by pharmaceutical and prescribing advisors to obtain and analyse prescribing data from FP10 prescribing. Speak to your practice pharmacist about assessing and using this data to reflect on your practice.

CPPE Medicines Safety< app and Medicines Quiz app Download free from the App Store or Google Play.

Local medicines formulary
A must-see for all prescribers to inform prescribing practice

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