Change: Consultation on proposed changes to how some medicines are prescribed

The NHS wants to change the guidance it has for Clinical Commissioning Groups around prescribing medicine for minor illnesses.

They propose that, for 33 illnesses that can be easily treated at home, they should stop prescribing the medicine. Instead, the patient should buy these over the counter at the pharmacy or supermarket and look after themselves at home.

Find out more from CHANGE and support people to take their easy read survey.

Sense: When I’m Gone

Sense report on a survey on securing long term care and support for disabled adults.

The main report, explains the issue in detail, tells families’ personal stories and sets out recommendations for change.

Access the report here

There is also a toolkit Decisions to Make, Steps to Take that acts as a guide to planning long-term care for disabled adults and their families.