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Great North Paediatric Pharmacist Network

Hospital Pharmacists from the North of England with specialist interest in paedaitrics and neonates. Primarily from the following Trusts: Northumbria, Newcastle, Sunderland, Co Durham, James Cook, North Tees
Hospital Pharmacists from the North of England with specialist interest in paedaitrics and neonates. Primarily from the following Trusts: Northumbria, Newcastle, Sunderland, Co Durham, James Cook, North Tees (less...)

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Dexamethasone base
Hi All Happy New Year! I'm confused and wondering if anyone can help.... since long before my time here we have prepared dexamethasone suspension in aseptics using IV dex labelled as...
10:54 - Wed 03 Jan 2018
Re: Infliximab - Remsima
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10:47 - Wed 03 Jan 2018
Re: Infliximab - Remsima
Hi all just to keep in the loop, we have drafted a new policy at South Tees for the use of remsima and inflectra interchangeably as per the new Newcastle policy....
10:44 - Wed 03 Jan 2018
Re: LMX4
Hi Celine we use LMX and have not had any issues!
10:42 - Wed 03 Jan 2018
EtOH content of ranitidine
What are different trusts policies/approach with regards to alcohol content in liquid meds? I have had the following information sent through to me from a GP practice pharmacist: She is...
15:57 - Mon 20 Nov 2017
LMX4
Dear all I understand other trusts in the area have started using LMX4 insteaad of Emla. if you have, what is your experience with it? Also, have you noticed the...
13:58 - Tue 26 Sep 2017
Re: Infliximab - Remsima
Dear all Further update: Our gastro patients who currently receive Remicade have now all been informed that we are switching to biosimilar infliximab. Patients who have had Remicade previously will...
14:31 - Tue 05 Sep 2017
Vaccine update autumn 2017
Dear all In case you haven't seen this yet: The vaccine schedule has changed to include routine immunisation of hepatitis B. This will be given as a hexavalent vaccine added...
12:46 - Tue 01 Aug 2017
Re: Infliximab - Remsima
Dear all Many thanks for your responses Just to throw a spanner in the works – I have just found out that it is likely we are going to change...
10:16 - Wed 12 Jul 2017
Re: Lidocaine 5% plasters
Hi Nicola   This is what I am planning to do (it is non formulary in our trust for all ages)however, I can't find reference to dosing any where, Would...
23:45 - Mon 26 Jun 2017