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Short Life Working Group on Prescription Medicine Dependence and Withdrawal: consultation analysis

Consultation analysis of recommendations from Short Life Working Group on Prescription Medicine Dependence and Withdrawal.


9. Appendix 6: Glossary

DRD: drug related deaths

GMC: General Medical Council

GP: general practitioners

IT: information technology

NICE: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

NHS: National Health Service

NMS: New Medication Service

NSAID: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

MDT: multi-disciplinary team

MHRA: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

OOH: out of hours

PHE: Public Health England

SIGN: Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

SLWG: short life working group.

STU: Scottish Therapeutics Utility

WHO: World Health Organisation

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