The National Prescribing Centre has published an updated guide on Patient Group Directions (PGDs), which provides information and guidance for registered healthcare professionals and organisations that are using or, thinking about using PGDs.
The guide explores the differences between PGDs and prescribing, how to use PGDs and answers frequently asked questions on the following topics:
- Uses of PGDs
- Production of PGDs
- Medicines that can be included in PGDs
- Practical issues
- Training and evaluation