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Summary of NICE cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing guideline [NG120]

This 2-page guideline summary sets out antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The full guidance document can be viewed here. Please note that PCRS has not been involved in…
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Summary of NICE cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing guideline [NG120]

This 2-page guideline summary sets out antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The full guidance document can be viewed here. Please note that PCRS has not been involved in…
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Summary of NICE cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing guideline [NG120]

This 2-page guideline summary sets out antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough associated with an upper respiratory tract infection or acute bronchitis in adults, young people and children. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. The full guidance document can be viewed here. Please note that PCRS has not been involved in…
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NICE lung cancer: diagnosis and management [NG122]

These guidelines from NICE set out recommendations for the diagnosis and management of non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer. Click the button below to view the NICE lung cancer: diagnosis and management [NG122] guidance. Please note that PCRS has not been involved in the development of this resource and does not necessarily support its content.



NICE lung cancer: diagnosis and management [NG122]

These guidelines from NICE set out recommendations for the diagnosis and management of non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer. Click the button below to view the NICE lung cancer: diagnosis and management [NG122] guidance. Please note that PCRS has not been involved in the development of this resource and does not necessarily support its content.



NICE lung cancer: diagnosis and management [NG122]

These guidelines from NICE set out recommendations for the diagnosis and management of non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer. Click the button below to view the NICE lung cancer: diagnosis and management [NG122] guidance. Please note that PCRS has not been involved in the development of this resource and does not necessarily support its content.



QOF pros and cons – can you live without it?

QOF is a useful way to generate income, but does it always also generate improved outcomes? While QOF is good for data recording and for research purposes, what use is it when there is a mismatch between what is recorded and patient outcomes? Or when patients referred for pulmonary rehabilitation do not attend? Or when…
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QOF pros and cons – can you live without it?

QOF is a useful way to generate income, but does it always also generate improved outcomes? While QOF is good for data recording and for research purposes, what use is it when there is a mismatch between what is recorded and patient outcomes? Or when patients referred for pulmonary rehabilitation do not attend? Or when…
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Asthma Right Care slide rule

The interactive version of the asthma slide rule is now live on the Primary Care Respiratory Society website. It has been designed to help prescribers initiate discussions with their peers and people with asthma about over reliance on short-acting beta agonists (SABAs). The prescriber, could for example use the asthma slide rule to ask colleagues…
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Asthma Right Care slide rule

The interactive version of the asthma slide rule is now live on the Primary Care Respiratory Society website. It has been designed to help prescribers initiate discussions with their peers and people with asthma about over reliance on short-acting beta agonists (SABAs). The prescriber, could for example use the asthma slide rule to ask colleagues…
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