The Central Alerting System (CAS) is a web-based cascading system for issuing patient safety alerts, important public health messages and other safety critical information and guidance to the NHS and others, including independent providers of health and social care.

NHS Somerset Integrated Care Board (ICB) Incident Report Form

  • The ICB actively encourages reporting of incidents affecting quality and safety. Our aim is to be a learning organisation and engender an open and fair culture.
  • Report using Datix and
    o controlled drug related incidents to
    o community pharmacy incidents to


Guidance for prescribers when patients access both NHS and private services *requires registration

Drug monitoring (SPS)

Explaining the licensed status of medicines (SPS)

Medicines Supply Tool (SPS) *requires registration


Creatinine Clearance (MD+CALC Cockcroft-Gault Equation)

Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (MD+CALC MDRD GFR Equation) 

Fact Sheets – Self Care Forum

Electronic Medicines Compendium

A Guide to Managing Medicines Supply and Shortages (NHSE)

Medicine Shortages (PSNC)

Palliative Care Handbook

Sick day guidance for type 1 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes: what to do when you are ill

NHS Somerset sick day rules if copies of the credit card size sick day rules cards are required please e-mail

NHS England South West Community Pharmacy Information

Specialist Medicines Enhanced Service pharmacies 2022/2023

Specialist Medicines Enhanced Service drug list 2022/2023

Find a pharmacy

Acute Kidney Injury – Potentially Problematic Drugs and Actions to Take in Primary Care see Think Kidneys

Inhaler instruction videos

Assessing fitness to drive – A guide for medical professionals