Press Release

PCF5 now available

20th November 2014

We are delighted to announce that the Palliative Care Formulary 5th edition, PCF5, is now available in print and PDF versions to purchase or download from our website store

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Welcome to the website provides essential independent information for health professionals about drugs used in palliative and hospice care. It includes unauthorized indications and routes, and details about the administration of multiple drugs by continuous subcutaneous infusion. Please see our example sections and testimonials.

Join over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Please register to obtain free access to most areas of the site, i.e. Latest additions, News, Bulletin board (for both drug and non-drug issues), syringe driver survey drug compatibility database (SDSD) and Document library. There is also a search facility for the whole site.

A subscription is required to access the on-line Palliative Care Formulary (PCF). The on-line version is regularly updated and thus provides access to the most up to date PCF content. To subscribe: first register, then log on and go to the Store. Before use, we recommend that you read Getting the most out of PCF.

With cumulative global sales of over 100,000, PCF is the established resource in its field and receives worldwide acclaim. Territorial specific editions of PCF are available in Canada, Germany, Japan and the USA.

A German language on-line PCF is available. Hier für Zugang klicken.

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