Freedom of Information request - prescribing of antibiotics

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Dear NHS Nottingham North and East 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 NOTTINGHAM NORTH AND EAST CCG), NHS Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Nottingham North and East 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

 

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Dear Requestor,

 

Please find an attached response to your Freedom of Information request
received on 7^th November 2017, with reference number NNE/17/1526.

 

 

Freedom of Information Officer

Arnold Civic Centre

Arnot Hill Park

Arnold

Nottingham

NG5 6LU

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