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Latest additions


PDF version of PCF4+ now available!

An e-book PDF version containing the latest content of the on-line Palliative Care Formulary as of September 2012 (designated PCF4+) is now available to purchase and download from the website. PCF4+ contains 17 updated monographs and 1 appendix, which supersede the printed PCF4 version. We anticipate publishing a PDF version annually, with the fifth edition of the book (PCF5) in 2014. Special launch price, until end of 2012, only £24.99 (usual price £29.99). For more details click here.


Lidocaine 5% medicated plasters – What is your experience?

Results from this survey (July- August 2012) can be downloaded from here.


 Prepared by Sarah Charlesworth and Andrew Wilcock