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Here you will find our Prescribing Guidelines. 

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Overarching Policy for the Managed Introduction of New Drugs  
(Priority Setting of Medicines) - download using the link below
  • Priority Setting - Managed Introduction of New Drugs - Sept_v6.pdf [pdf / 1.30MB] East Lancashire Health Economy has a coordinated approach to managing medicines which is collaboration between NHS Blackburn with Darwen (BwD) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) NHS East Lancashire (EL) Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) [collectively identified as Pennine Lancashire (PL CCGs) ] and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT). The overall aim is to take a Health Economy approach to the commissioning and use of medicines across the primary/secondary care interface, linking wi

Cannabis Based Medicinal Products for Pain Position Statement_v1.1.pdf

Cannabis Based Medicinal Products for Pain Position Statement_v1.1.pdf
Summary: The use of cannabis-based medicinal products in chronic pain is not recommended – RAG status 'Black'
File Size: 262KB
File Type: application/pdf
Created: 25 February 2019
Last Modified: 22 January 2020