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DHSC permits use of antiviral medicines against influenza

 

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DHSC permits use of antiviral medicines against influenza

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has via its Central Alerting System (CAS) published a letter advising that due to increasing flu levels in the community, GPs and other prescribers working in primary care in England may now prescribe antiviral medicines for the prophylaxis and treatment of flu at NHS expense.