Prescribing

Thursday 26th November 2020

Number of Antimicrobial Drugs Prescribed in General Dental Services (December 18 - September 20)

Wednesday 16th September 2020

NI Dental Prescribing Dashboard (April 2018- March 2019)

Tuesday 1st September 2020

GDS Prescribing

Thursday 23rd July 2020

Letter to Dentists RE: NI Controlled Drug Stock Requistion Form (CDRF1) for obtaining private or non-health service stock is available HERE.

Thursday 14th May 2020

Reordering HS21D Dental Prescription Pads – Info Sheet

Friday 8th November 2019

NI Controlled Drug Requisition form

Thursday 10th October 2019

User Guide for GDPs Signing Up to Script Dental - An innovative eLearning programme for effective and appropriate prescribing practices.

 


 

Historical Updates:

Prescribing, Dispensing and Administration of Oromucosal Midazolam (25th September 2019):

 

NICE Clinical Guideline (CG) 64 - Adoption of Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme's (SDCEP) implementation advice on antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis.

 

Adrenaline in Emergency Drug Kits

Home Office questionnaire relating to the Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1973 - uploaded January 2018

 

Raising awareness of antimicrobial stewardship (Letter from the Department of Health)

 

Letter from HSCB to GDPs regarding Prescription Security (3rd March 2017)

Prescription Security Guidance Dental (October 2017)

Appendix A - Prescription Security Guidance

 

 

Letter RE: Buccolam Syringes (November 2016)

Letter RE: Information on the Monitoring of Controlled Drug Prescribing (5th August 2016)

Process for disposal of Health Service prescriptions HS21D [April 2016]

Safer Management of Controlled Drugs - A guide to good practice in primary care (Northern Ireland) [Version 3, revised May 2013]

 

Learning Letter - Communication and Reconciliation of Combination Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapy [April 2016]

Letter regarding amendments to misuse of drugs regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002 [February 2016]

FAQs - changes to the misuse of drugs regulations (Northern Ireland) [March 2016]

Learning Letter - reminder of risks associated with long-term oral bisphosphonate therapy

Letter regarding BNF errors alert

 

Letter regarding Dental prescribing of high strength Fluoride toothpaste

Midazolam - Management of Status Epilepticus in General Dental Practice [May 2013]

Management of Patients who are on combined anticoagulant and/or antiplatelet therapy, pre and post a procedure / surgery

 


 

Prescribing Matters for Dental Practitioners