The most comprehensive source of Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPCs) and Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) for branded and generic medicines licensed for use in the UK.
People can view and print Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) in large font and listen to them using screen reader software. Through a partnership between Datapharm and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), people can get PILs in hardcopy large print, Braille or on audio CD-ROM. They can also listen to them over the telephone.
Medicine Guides for more than 2,700 branded and generic medicines are available. The eMC Medicine Guides resource is governed by the Department of Health, the NHS, the pharmaceutical industry and professional and voluntary health organisations. It is the source for all the medicines information on the NHS' website for patients NHS Choices.
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Organisations can license data such as SPCs or PILs from the eMC in easy to use formats.
Widgets are windows that have direct access to documents in the eMC database. Widgets can be licensed by 3rd parties to provide access to the most up to date information from the eMC direct from their own websites.
Working with the Prescription Pricing Division (now NHS Prescription Services) of NHS Business Services Authority Datapharm created the eMC dm+d browser. The eMC dm+d browser provides users with access to the NHS' drugs database, the Dictionary of Medicines and Devices (dm+d). The information is managed by the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) Prescription Services and is updated weekly.