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Rx and pills

2020 08 25 Newly merged CCG expands tech support to improve practice prescribing

Aug 25, 2020
Norfolk and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group to support prescribers to improve the quality and safety of prescribing
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Darren Nichols

FDB Statement on COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020
FDB (First Databank) continues to operate its business and all of its software solutions as normal.
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Towers and Data

Thousands of GP practices to avoid hazardous prescribing with help from new PINCER tech partnership

Feb 11, 2020
University of Nottingham team and FDB partner to flag crucial national safety indicators to thousands of primary care professionals through OptimiseRx prescribing software
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FDB team to exhibit at Digital Health Rewired

Feb 10, 2020
FDB today announced that it will be exhibiting at Digital Health Rewired 2020 on 4th March at London Olympia
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New Leadership Appointments Announced at Hearst Healths FDB

Jan 16, 2020
Charles Tuchinda Named Executive Chairman and Bob Katter Promoted to President
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FDB Multilex incorporates 55,600 new dm+d lymphoedema products

Nov 13, 2019
FDB has announced that it has completed content development to improve coverage of lymphoedema appliances, specifically around the addition of dm+d lymphoedema items within the FDB Multilex database.
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Pills and Medication Dispensing

Wide variance in safety indicator drug monitoring by GP practices revealed in new data

Nov 4, 2019
Calls for GP practices to standardise routine drug therapeutic monitoring after disparity revealed in analysis of practice data from FDB’s OptimiseRx
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York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust shortlisted for award

Oct 31, 2019
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was shortlisted for a BBH Award - Best Use of Technology (Acute Care).
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FDB response to Public Health England Prescribed Medicines Review

Sep 12, 2019
Darren Nichols, Managing Director at FDB UK, comments on the findings and recommendations from Public Health England’s review into dependence and withdrawal associated with some prescribed medicines
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FDB Executive Meeting

FDB Launches Unified Global Brand Identity

May 6, 2019
Refreshed global brand marks the company’s fourth decade of continuous business operations.
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NHS £100m savings

Oct 9, 2018
GP practices and NHS clinical commissioning groups across England save over £100 million since using FDB OptimiseRx to improve prescribing quality.
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