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Shared care prescribing and monitoring guidance

Within NHS Wales, shared care represents circumstances where primary care accept the transfer of prescribing responsibility from specialist care, for medicines that require long-term regular monitoring. The monitoring arrangements and responsibilities are set out in a formal shared care protocol for the specific treatment, and the patient continues to be followed-up in reviews by the specialist. This document updates the principles of best practice for shared care prescribing agreements.

Shared Care Prescribing and Monitoring Guidance 240KB (PDF)

(Published February 2021)

⇩ Generic Shared Care Template and Agreement Form 39KB (Word)

(Published February 2021)

 

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