Primary Care Resources

Primary Care Resources

Drugs Not Routinely Prescribed in Primary Care
Prescriber Support Document

Antihistamines and nasal sprays position statement

Use of sunscreens for approved indications

Methylphenidate MR to Delmosart XL Position Statement

Insuman Basal and Comb 25 supply shortage - Guidance for primary care

Specialist & Non Approved Medicines Response Letters and Leaflets

Specialist or non-approved medicine response letter from GP to Trust (tick box)

Specialist or non-approved medicine patient information leaflet (tick box)

Specialist medicine patient information leaflet additional information

Guidance on recording non practice medication
Guidance to add to clinical tree

Practice Procedure Notes for Notification of Prescriber Changes - Please contact the Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation Team at Charter House for details of updated procedures


For information and guidance relating to “Treatment for Gender Dysphoria in Transgender and Non-Binary Adolescents and Adult Patients”, please see


Please see Patient Group Directions page for the "Patient Specific Direction Template"

For "Inhaler Technique videos", please follow this link

Statement for Prescribing Post-Private Consultation
Letter Suggestion for Prescribing Post-Private Consultation (Template)

Support for Medicines Management requirements from CQC audits

For  “Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust” (HPFT) guidance in general please refer to their web site directly - HPFT Prescribing Guidelines
Hertfordshire Care Pathway for the Management of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) (HPFT)
Shared Care Guideline for the prescribing of methylphenidate, atomoxetine and dexamfetamine in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children, young people and adults (HPFT)

HPFT guidance on disontinuation of pipothiazine injection (Piportil Depot) Oct 2014



Last modified: 

30 Aug 2019