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Prescribing and Patient Group Direction

To PGD or not to PGD

You need to consider whether a Patient Group Direction (PGD) would be appropriate for an area of practice that involves the supply or administration of medicines

Medicines Matters published by Department of Health is a useful reference source which describes the mechanisms available for the prescribing, supply and administration of medicines. This diagram takes the practitioner through a logical process that aims to assist decision-making. SCOTTISH VERSION ONLY.

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NOTE: The majority of clinical care should still be provided on an individual, patient-specific basis