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CQC Glossary of terms used in the guidance for providers and managers
A substance or substances administered for the purpose of modifying, controlling, treating or diagnosing a medical condition, disease or illness.
NICE Guideline NG67 - Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community
All prescription and non-prescription (over-the-counter) healthcare treatments, such as oral medicines, topical medicines, inhaled products, injections, wound care products, appliances and vaccines.
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