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Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS)

From 1 September 2016, NHS Ipswich & East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group do not support the prescribing of ONS for residents in care homes, unless exclusion criteria applies as outlined in the policy. Residents with a poor intake should be commenced on homemade milkshakes and food first instead of ONS. A number of useful documents have been drawn up to assist care home staff with implementing the changes.

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Medicines management team

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If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the team on:

Tel.: 01473 770249

Email: iesccg.medsmanagement@nhs.net

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