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Special pre-publication offer: PCF6 for the same price as PCF5

6th September 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of the 6th edition of the Palliative Care Formulary (PCF6) book. We anticipate that it will be available in October 2017. As a special offer, PCF6 purchased during September 2017 will cost only £50 (including P+ P in the UK). The usual price of PCF6 remains to be finalised, but it will cost a minimum of £55.

As well as being extensively updated, PCF6 has been re-organised into a more user-friendly format and contains new monographs.

To pre-order your copy of PCF6 book during September 2017 and take advantage of this special offer, go to our website store

We anticipate that the on-line formulary will fully reflect PCF6 content by end September 2017. An annual subscription currently costs £50.

Please note if you require bulk purchases please contact hq@palliativedrugs.com to discuss your requirements.

Website privacy policy updated

30th June 2017

In order to comply with the requirements for our Health on the Net code standard for trustworthy health information annual accreditation, we are required to inform our website users of changes to our privacy policy. We have recently updated this to provide information on our use of google analytics. The updated privacy policy can be found via the link at the bottom of every page or click here.

Pregabalin prescribing restrictions to be lifted

30th June 2017

The patent for the use of pregabalin for neuropathic pain, held by Pfizer for its oral product Lyrica®, expires on 16 July 2017 in the UK. Thus, as of 17 July 2017, the prescribing restrictions imposed by NHS England in March 2015 on the use of generic pregabalin for neuropathic pain will no longer apply. New guidance from NHS England states that after this date, ‘when prescribing/dispensing pregabalin for the treatment of any condition, you should prescribe/dispense in accordance with your normal practice’.

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