Useful Links

Fit For Travel
Fit for Travel a public access website provided by the NHS (Scotland). It gives travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK. Remember that you should always discuss your particular needs with your own doctor or nurse.
Travel Health Pro promotes standards in travel medicine, providing travel health information for health professionals and the public.

British National Formulary (BNF)
The BNF provides UK healthcare professionals with authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines in a clear, concise and accessible manner.

Department of Health (DH)
Providing health and social care policy, guidance and publications for NHS and social care professionals.

Electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC)
The electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC) contains up to date, easily accessible information about medicines licensed for use in the UK. The eMC has more than 6,000 documents, all of which have been checked and approved by either the UK or European government agencies which license medicines. These agencies are the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMEA).

The website also provides Patient Information Leaflets for individual medicines.

NHS Prescription Service (PPA)

RDaSH NHS Foundation Trust | Welcome…
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provide a range of services including:

  • Adult Doncaster Community Integrated Services
  • Adult Mental Health Services
  • Children & Young People’s Mental Health Services
  • Children, Young People and Families Doncaster Community Integrated Services
  • Drug and Alcohol Services for Adults
  • Drug, Alcohol and Sexual Health Services for Young People
  • Forensic Services
  • Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
  • Learning Disability Services

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)
The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) develops evidence based clinical practice guidelines for the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland. SIGN guidelines are derived from a systematic review of the scientific literature and are designed as a vehicle for accelerating the translation of new knowledge into action. .

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.

Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) | Membership body for pharmacy
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is the professional membership body for pharmacists and pharmacy in Great Britain.

General Pharmaceutical Council
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is the independent regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in Great Britain.

Yellow Card Reporting System
Information gathered from Yellow Card reports made by patients and health professionals is continually assessed at the MHRA by a team of medicine safety experts made up of doctors, pharmacists and scientists who study the benefits and risks of medicines.

The Drug Tariff – Prescription Services Payments and Pricing NHS Business Services Authority

The electronic Drug Tariff provides access to the National Health Service Drug Tariff for England and Wales, compiled on behalf of the Department of Health by the NHS Business Services Authority, NHS Prescription Services. – NHS immunisation programmes – authorised Patient Group Directions (PGDs).  NHSE website hosting all the PGDs authorised by them for use in/by services commissioned within the Yorkshire and Humber region.
PGD templates listed on the PHE website must not be used as these have not been authorised and are therefore not legal documents.