Palliative Care Formulary

For access login via MedicinesComplete – see Formulary tab for details

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. 

Access to Palliative Care Formulary ONLY via MedicinesComplete from 1 February 2019.  Take action now for continued access

We are moving access to the Palliative Care Formulary from this website to the MedicinesComplete platform of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Once you've logged into the instructions on how to access the new service are on the Formulary tab of this site.  

Only access to the Palliative Care Formulary is moving over to the MedicinesComplete platform.  The Bulletin board, Document library, News, Surveys and the Syringe Driver Survey Database (SDSD) will continue to be available at The site contains a link to the Palliative Care Formulary on the MedicinesComplete platform.  

For uninterrupted access login to your migrated account on MedicinesComplete by 1 February 2019.  Access via the site will cease 1 February 2019.

If you have any questions regarding the migration then please contact

 - MedicinesComplete Team

New customers

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If you are seeking to renew an existing Palliative Care Formulary subscription please email and we will introduce you to your account manager.

Palliative Care Formulary in German

A German language on-line PCF remains available, through this website, to registered users of based in German speaking territories.

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Registration with permits access to  Latest additions, News, Bulletin board (for both drug and non-drug issues), syringe driver survey drug compatibility database (SDSD) and Document library.  Join over 30,000 members from 169 Countries.  A subscription is required to access the on-line Palliative Care Formulary (PCF) which is now delivered over the MedicinesComplete platform of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. 

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