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Copyright notice

The material on this site is subject to copyright protection of GMMMG, RDTC or the GMCSU unless otherwise indicated. This material may be freely reproduced for education and not for profit purposes within the UK National Health Service as long as GMMMG is acknowledged in any work produced. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. No reproduction by or for commercial organisations, for any purpose is permitted without the express written permission of GMMMG or its Subgroups.

The content, layout, design, data, databases and graphics on this website are protected by UK and other international intellectual property laws and are owned by the RDTC. Unless expressly permitted in writing no part of the website may be reproduced, stored in any medium, including but not limited to a retrieval system or transmitted, in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, broadcasting) nor, shown in public.

Site disclaimer

Members of the public
Please note that all material in this site is aimed at healthcare professionals, but is information currently held within the public domain.   Members of the public seeking advice on any medicine-related matters are encouraged to contact NHS 111 or speak with their GP, pharmacist or nurse.

Every effort is taken to ensure that the information contained in this website is both accurate and complete.

We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss

Virus Protection
It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus programme on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur while using material derived from this website. We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production.

Links policy
All links from this website are selected using our links policy. Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.

Password protected areas

If you have registered for access to the password protected areas of this website, any username or password must be kept confidential and used only by you. Any data that is downloaded from this website is confidential to the GMMMG and for use within your role within NHS Greater Manchester only and cannot be passed onto anyone else. Data from other localities outside of your own cannot be used or shared without the permission of the RDTC. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password whether chosen by you or allocated by us at any time if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

Your use of this website is subject to the above terms and by using the website you show your agreement to such terms. If you do not accept our terms then please do not use this website.

Privacy statement


Information collection and use
We do not store or collect any personal information about site visitors. We will record your email address and other information only if submitted to us by you. This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used for internal review, to contact you regarding any feedback/enquiries or to administer email subscription lists.

User information is gathered and held by us in accordance with the Data Protection Act. This data is only accessible by us and will not be disclosed or sold to any third party companies.

Cookies - we use cookies on this site
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Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through their settings. Check your browser help facility or search online for further details.

Please be aware that if you choose to disable cookies some features and functionality of this site will be lost. For example, you will not be able to access the password protected areas.

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Web based surveys
From time to time we conduct web based surveys to evaluate the impact and effectiveness or our service. We use the facilities of to construct our questionnaires and to collect results. Surveymonkey do not use our data for there own purposes. Our data is kept private and confidential. Please see SurveyMonkey's privacy statement. We do not use our surveys to collect patient identifiable information.

Log files
We use web server log files to generate statistics on the use of our  site. This allows us to monitor traffic, analyse trends and identify any problems.

The log files do not contain any personal information or details of any other sites you have visited.

Any changes to our Terms and Conditions will be posted to this page so that our visitors are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it

This page was last updated on 27/01/2015

This website is administered by the Regional Drug & Therapeutics Centre (Newcastle) on behalf of the
Greater Manchester Medicines Management Group

Regional Drug & Therapeutics Centre
16/17 Framlington Place
Newcastle upon Tyne

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