National consultation launched: items that should not be routinely prescribed30/11/2018

A national public consultation has been launched by NHS England on proposals to update and review commissioning guidance on eight more products that are routinely prescribed.

In the majority of cases there are other more effective, safer and/or cheaper alternatives available to the items that NHS England is recommending should not be routinely prescribed in primary care.

The consultation runs from 28 November 2018 until 28 February 2019. Details of public consultation events can be found here.