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The National Health Service (Primary Medical Services and Primary Dental Services) (Wales) (Amendment and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2016

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PART 3Amendment of the GMS Prescription of Drugs Regulations

Amendment of Schedule 2 to the GMS Prescription of Drugs Regulations

9.  In Schedule 2 to the GMS Prescription of Drugs Regulations (drugs or medicines to be ordered only in certain circumstances)—

(a)in column 1 of the table (drugs) in the entry relating to drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction—

(i)omit “Apomorphine Hydrochloride”, “Moxisylyte Hydrochloride” and “Thymoxamine Hydrochloride”; and

(ii)after “Alprostadil” insert “Avanafil”;

(b)in column 2 of the table (patient) in the entry relating to the drug Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) for the treatment of influenza omit the wording “who is aged 1 year or over and” in each place it appears; and

(c)at the end of the table in the interpretation provision—

(i)omit the definitions of “at-risk” and “child”; and

(ii)in the appropriate alphabetical order, insert—

  • “at-risk” means in relation to a patient, a patient who—

(a)has chronic respiratory disease (including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease);

(b)has significant cardiovascular disease, excluding a patient who has hypertension only;

(c)has chronic renal disease;

(d)is immunocompromised;

(e)has diabetes mellitus;

(f)has chronic liver disease; or

(g)has chronic neurological disease;.

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