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This guidance has been produced to facilitate the safe prescribing of LMWHs in primary care. It provides an overview of points to be considered when initiating LMWHs and when transferring prescribing responsibilities to or from another organisation.

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Date Posted: 14 - November - 2022
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Date Posted: 01 - September - 2018
BNF chapter: Blood and Nutrition
**This Guideline is currently under review. For further information please click here**

The purpose of oral nutritional supplementation (ONS) is to supplement food intake, not replace it and their use does not remove the need to manage the underlying condition responsible for the patient’s poor appetite. It is important to ensure that prescribing is both appropriate for the patient and that the treatment length is such that waste is minimised.

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Date Posted: 01 - July - 2018
BNF chapter: Blood and Nutrition
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Date Posted: 01 - October - 2014
BNF chapter: Blood and Nutrition
**This Guideline is currently under review. For further information please click here**

The purpose of this guidance is to outline recommendations for the prescribing of specialist infant formula milk within primary care in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

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Date Posted: 01 - July - 2015
BNF chapter: Blood and Nutrition
**This Guideline is currently under review. For further information please click here**
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Date Posted: 01 - September - 2017
BNF chapter: Blood and Nutrition

This position statement covers all single-ingredient preparations of vitamin D prescribed within the Lancashire NHS health economy for the management of deficiency and insufficiency states. This document is not intended to provide full guidance for the use of vitamin D within the NHS in Lancashire. Local protocols should also be consulted where they exist.

For additional prescribing information see Vitamin D Prescriber Resources in our Clinical Resources section

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Date Posted: 01 - October - 2016
BNF chapter: Blood and Nutrition

This policy only covers preparations without a product licence. Preparations with a product licence should only be prescribed for its licensed indications.

The prescribing of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, Herbal and Homeopathic medicines without a product licence in the NHS in primary care and secondary care in Lancashire is not recommended unless funding has been agreed for an individual product for a specific indication.

**This Guideline is currently under review. For further information please click here**