News and Alert
For all Tower Hamlets Extended Hours Hubs staff
Welcome to Tower Hamlets Extended Hours Hubs update and information page.
Here you will find all the recent clinical and non-clinical updates and information's.
Updated: 13th April 2018
Prescription Forms & Fraud
New HPA guidance re HPV vaccination
Lyme Disease – new NICE guidance
Adults with LD – New NICE guidance
Updated: 12th April 2018
NICE Guidance Emergency and Acute Care for over 16 year olds
Marvelon SPC has been updated with information on hepatitis C virus (HCV) and risk of elevated ALT due to HCV combination regimens co-administered with ethinylestradiol products. Concomitant use with ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir and dasabuvir is contraindicated.
Fentanyl SPC now adds detail that fentanyl is metabolised by CYP3A4 and that caution should be used when prescribing for patients taking CYP3A4 inducers (e.g. phenytoin) and inhibitors (e.g. itraconazole).
NICE guidance on treatment of Otitis Media
Increase in scarlet fever notifications - information from Public Health England
Updated: 22nd March 2018
Guidance on Prescribing Responsibilities between Primary& Secondary Care
Prednisolone in people with systemic sclerosis
Changes to Augmentin SPC to include systemic eosinophilia and systemic symptoms as potential adverse reaction
Ulipristol and monitoring LFTs
Addition of intestinal obstruction to adverse reactions for dulaglutide
New Guidance on the assessment and management of heavy menstrual bleeding
Updated: 28th Feb 2018
Clarithromycin in patients with heart disease
Concomitant use of ACE inhibitor with sacubitril/valsartan contraindicated
Updated: 15th Feb 2018
SIGN Migraine guideline
Updated: 13th Feb 2018
For Uterine Fibroids: Monitor Liver Function In Current And Recent Users; Do Not Initiate Treatment In New Users Or Those Between Treatment Courses
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