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News and updates from palliativedrugs.com
  1. Andrew Wilcock1 and
  2. Sarah Charlesworth2
  1. 1Palliative Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
  2. 2Hayward House Study Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals, palliativedrugs.com, Nottingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Sarah Charlesworth, Hayward House Study Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals, palliativedrugs.com, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK; s.charlesworth{at}nhs.net

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The website http://www.palliativedrugs.com has provided essential independent information about drugs used in palliative and hospice care for over a decade, and has over 30 000 members from 169 countries. It contains the online Palliative Care Formulary (PCF) and provides free access to a Bulletin board to stimulate questions and share experiences, a Document library containing 475 items of useful information and a Syringe Driver Survey Database containing details of over 2350 different drug combinations. Territory-specific book versions (the UK Palliative Care Formulary 5th edition, Hospice and Palliative Care Formulary USA 2nd edition and Palliative Care Formulary Canadian edition), a PDF version of the PCF and subscription to the continually updated online PCF can also be purchased via the website. This feature provides a selection of items that have featured in the News and Latest additions sections in recent months; for additional information, please register for free on the website.

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Field safety notices

CME Medical T34 and leaking extension lines

Owing to reports of leaking, CME Medical has issued a Field Safety Notice in the UK recalling CME Medical syringe extension sets (product codes 100-172S and 100-172SLL) used with CME Medical T34/T60 syringe …

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