Information for healthcare professional specialties

As part of our continuing drive to support healthcare professionals, we have set up this section comprising information targeted for different healthcare professional specialities to assist them in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.


Anaesthetics

Anaesthetist
All clinical staff involved in anaesthesia use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist anaesthetics care practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.
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Care home staff

Care home worker - thumbnail
Care home staff use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist care home staff in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.
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Critical care

Critical care patient
If you work in critical care this page has been specifically designed for you. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist you in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices used everyday in critical care.
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General practice

Doctor with female patient
Those involved in general practice use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.
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Haematology and oncology

Blood bag
This section is designed specifically for those staff working in haematology and oncology especially those staff working in apheresis units. The information provided on these pages includes links to guidance, safety alerts, and links to educational material to assist practitioners with the safe use and management of the wide range of medicines and medical devices used in haematology and oncology.
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Obstetrics and gynaecology

Mother and child
Obstetrics and gynaecology practitioners use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices and, this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist obstetrics and gynaecology practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.
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Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics nurses
Orthopaedics practitioners use and manage a very wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist orthopaedics practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.
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Pathology

Pathology lab assistant
Pathology practitioners use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist pathology practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.
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Physiotherapy and occupational therapy

Physiotherapist working with a client
Physiotherapists and occupational therapists use and manage a wide range of medical devices and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts, and links to educational material to assist staff in the safe use and management of the wide range of medicines and medical devices.
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Renal

Renal medicine with man
The information provided on these pages includes links to guidance, safety alerts, and links to educational material to assist practitioners with the safe use and management of the wide range of medical devices used in renal medicine.
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Urology

Doctor consulting with elderly male patient
Welcome to the section of the MHRA website designed specifically for urology staff.  It includes guidance, safety alerts, and links to educational material to assist staff in the safe use and management of the wide range of medicines and medical devices used in urology.
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Cardiology

Cardiology nurse

Cardiology practitioners use and manage a very wide range of medicines and medical devices and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist cardiology practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.

Cosmetic surgery

Doctor having a discussion with a female patient
Cosmetic surgeons use and manage a wide range of medical devices and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts, and links to educational material to assist staff in the safe use and management of the wide range of medicines and medical devices.

Dentistry

Dentist with female patient
Dentists, dental nurses, dental hygienists and dental therapists manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to help all members of the dental team manage and use medicines and medical devices safely.

General surgery

Surgeon
General surgical staff use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist those working in general surgery in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.

Infection prevention

Woman blowing her nose
This section of the MHRA website has been designed specifically for infection prevention practitioners and those with an interest in this important area of clinical practice. It includes guidance, safety alerts, and links to educational material to assist staff in the safe use and management of the wide range of medicines and medical devices.

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology practitioners use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist ophthalmology practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.

Paediatrics

Boy taking medicine
Paediatricians use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices. This page has been specifically adapted to the needs of paediatricians. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist paediatricians in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.

Pharmacy

Pharmacist
Pharmacists use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices. This page has been specifically adapted to the needs of pharmacists. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist pharmacists in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.

Radiology

Radiology nurse
Radiology practitioners use and manage a very wide range of medicines and medical devices, and this page has been specifically adapted to their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist radiology practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.

Theatre practitioners

Theatre practitioners
Theatre practitioners use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices. This page has been specifically adapted to the needs of theatre practitioners. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist theatre practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.

Vascular and cardiac surgery

Man holding chest
Clinical staff involved in caring for vascular and cardiac surgical patients use and manage a wide range of medicines and medical devices. This page has been specifically adapted to meet their needs. It includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist those working in vascular and cardiac surgery, in the safe use and management of both medicines and medical devices.
Page last modified: 10 April 2013