Freedom of Information request - prescribing of antibiotics

Emma-Jane made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group as part of a batch sent to 69 authorities

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Dear NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group,

We are currently researching the change in GP prescribing behaviour in urinary tract infections.

Please can you provide us with the following information:

Do you have a formulary used by primary care prescribers? If so, what is the current status of nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim with respect to urinary tract infections (e.g. first line, second line, etc)

Has the status of either nitrofurantoin or trimethoprim changed in the formulary since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the previous status(es) and details of the date(s) of change.

Have you had any work plans in place with respect to nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim prescribing since 2014? If so, can you please provide documents and start date.

Have you had any GP prescribing incentive schemes or similar which relate to trimethoprim or nitrofurantoin prescribing since November 2014? If so, can you please provide the documents.

Yours faithfully,

Ben Goldacre and Richard Croker

FOI (NHS HARROGATE AND RURAL DISTRICT CCG), NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

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FOI (NHS HARROGATE AND RURAL DISTRICT CCG), NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

Thank you for your request for information which was received by the NHS
Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group Freedom of
Information team on 7 November 2017 

 

Your request is being considered and you will receive further
correspondence from us within 20 working days.

 

 

Freedom of Information
NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group
Tel: 01423 799300 
Email: [1][email address] | 
[2]http://www.harrogateandruraldistrictccg....

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FOI (NHS HARROGATE AND RURAL DISTRICT CCG), NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Ben and Richard

 

Please find attached a response to your recent Freedom of Information
Request.

 

 

Kind Regards

 

Freedom of Information Team
NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group
Tel: 01423 799300
Email: [1][email address] | 
[2]http://www.harrogateandruraldistrictccg....

 

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