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Dietetics: New prices, guidance and more
The latest paediatric nutrition product pricing schedule is now available on the Paediatric Nutrition Products page

Pricing Schedules
 

Updated product pricing schedules for adult and paediatric nutrition products have now been published in the Dietetics Projects and Information section of the website.
 

New infant feeding guidance


Two new resources from the First Steps Nutrition Trust are available to download from the Paediatric Nutrition Products page: Infant milks: A simple guide to infant formula, follow-on formula and other infant milks and "I just want to find the right formula for my baby": Discussions around infant feeding among formula-feeding parents.

 

Appropriate prescribing article


Visit the Paediatric Nutrition Products page for a link to "Cows' Milk Allergy Specialist Formulae: Appropriate Prescribing. What Do We Need to Know?" This article, written by Juliana Scapin from Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, was recently published in NHD Magazine.
 

And introducing...


We are happy to welcome Sue Williams, our new Dietitian Project Manager.  On the subject of ONS prescribing, Sue says, “Appropriate oral nutritional supplement prescribing is not just about financial outcomes.  Clinical outcomes to ensure patients are prescribed products when indicated and with necessary support are key.  Reviewing and educating the patient on the products ensures appropriate usage and that the most suitable product and dosage is used for each individual."  If you would like more information on appropriate prescribing, please feel free to contact Sue.
Go to Dietetics Projects and Information
Did you miss the Antimicrobial Webinar?
The Pan-London Antimicrobial Webinar, hosted by the LPP Antimicrobial Task and Finish Group on the 21st of July, was recorded and is now available to watch online. Please visit the Antimicrobial Webinar page to access the webinar.
Watch the Antimicrobial Webinar

Coming soon: the Primary Care Dashboard Webinar

We will soon be publishing details of our upcoming Primary Care Dashboard webinar, which is due to be held in September.

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