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Table 1 Summary of QI reports distributed to practices

From: Use of prescribing safety quality improvement reports in UK general practices: a qualitative assessment

Clinical topic Background
Long-term prescribing of anti-psychotics or anti-depressants to adults with learning disabilities, autism or both Based on NHS England’s Stopping Over-Medication of People with a Learning Disability, Autism or Both (STOMP) project
Prescribing of valproate to women of childbearing potential Developed to support GPs in implementing regulatory recommendations on use of valproate
Prescribing of Glitazones to patients with heart failure Indicators from the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Patient Safety Toolkit
Prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to patients with heart failure
Prescribing of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)
Aspirin monotherapy for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) Suggested by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)