Use of Alfentanil in Renal Failure in Palliative Care in Lincolnshire

This information sheet is intended as a resource for staff in Lincolnshire looking after palliative care patients who have been prescribed alfentanil for pain relief. It is not a clinical guideline.

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Importing drug formularies into SystmOne
14th May 2018

Instructions on how to import the palliative care formulary into SystmOne. The formulary allows you to more easily prescribe anticipatory medications as suggested in the CD1 gold form 2018. Remember to check doses for your specific patient. Thanks to Dr Kieran Sharrock at the LMC

Anticipatory Prescribing – NICE Evidence
3rd May 2018

A link to the evidence for the benefits of anticipatory prescribing

The website is not designed to give medical advice, but rather to give information on a wide range of topics to health and social care staff, no matter where they work. Find out more