Prescribing information for prescription and non-prescription medicines classified by therapeutic class. Content varies by product - electronic products include additional tools and databases ( e.g. Drug Alert- interactions checker).
Print MIMS annual published yearly, abbreviated version updated and published every two months Online updated monthly Hand held electronic devices updated monthly CD-ROM updated monthly Integration into clinical software updated monthly
Publication of guidance on new and existing medicines, treatments, procedures, services and technologies plus public health recommendations on how to help improve people’s health and prevent disease. Guidance based on the best available evidence and input from experts and interested parties.
UK Government provider
Website new guidance issued regularly, updated as required E-alert for new guidance
A review of evidence on new drugs, research and PBS listings with key practice points and place in therapy.
Independent not-for-profit provider
Print 3 issues a year, timed to coincide with new or changed PBS listings. Website 3 times a year plus additional web updates when required Integration into clinical software 3 times per year E-alert for new or changed PBS listings
Some resources may be available free of charge or at a reduced premium via your employer or professional organisation.
The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) includes an incentive for practices to provide medical practitioners with access to key electronic clinical resources. This is one of the three requirements for the eHealth Incentive. For more information, see the eHealth Guidelines.