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August 2019 BrisDoc IUC Clinical Newsletter

In this newsletter:

  • Near patient d-dimer testing for patients
  • Criteria for passing cases to the Consult and Hold Queue
  • Deaths with clinician present
  • Shift Manager leadership on shift
  • Do not split medication packs when dispensing from stock
  • Toxic ingestion cases, and Toxbase training
  • Antimicrobial prescribing – NICE guidance
  • Advise patients to take rivaroxaban with food
  • IUC Peer GP group meetings

July 2019 BrisDoc IUC Clinical Newsletter

In this newsletter:

  • Informational outcomes when closing cases on Adastra
  • NHS 111 online commences on Monday 1st July 2019
  • Coil equipment at bases
  • Paediatric UTI management in IUC
  • Clinical waste and sharps disposal
  • Using EMIS in IUC
  • Using the NHS App to access your own medical records
  • MRHA safety alert re DNP toxicity
  • IUC Peer GP group meetings
  • Safeguarding concerns in IUC

June 2019 BrisDoc IUC Clinical Newsletter

In this newsletter:

  • New community DVT service for BNSSG
  • Faxing prescriptions, and electronic prescribing update
  • ICE access
  • Tasking cases to IUC colleagues
  • ResPect Forms
  • Measles outbreak
  • IUC workforce measles immunity
  • Immunisation Records
  • Toxic ingestion cases coming through to the IUC Advice queue
  • Dispensing medications from stock

April 2019 BrisDoc IUC Clinical Newsletter

In this newsletter:

  • Indemnity for GPs
  • New dental service 8am-10pm, accessed via NHS111
  • Guidance for when to use the Patient Line in IUC
  • Consulting with Healthcare Professional and Paramedic cases
  • Clinical Guardian team
  • MRHA alert about using the correct oxygen saturation probes
  • NEWS2 is here
  • MRHA Alert about Fluoroquinolone antibiotic prescribing (ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin)
  • Levomepromazine shortages

March 2019 BrisDoc IUC Clinical Newsletter

In this newsletter:

  • Introducing the NEW BrisDoc Clinical Toolkit!
  • Salbutamol in children < 1 year
  • NBT Early Pregnancy Clinic referrals
  • Practice liaison service (PLS)
  • Medicines Management
  • Prescribing controlled drugs (CD) remotely
  • Influenza
  • EMIS Access
  • Death Certification
  • Practice Significant Events Meeting
  • Education and support for self-employed GPs working in OOH