Injectable Medicines Guide – MEDUSA

When you need information on the use of intramuscular or intravenous injectable drugs you should find what you need in the Injectable Medicines Database (MEDUSA) available to Trust staff at You’ should find this link in your Internet “bookmarks” (favourites) in a folder called NHS Applications when you’re logged in to Trust computers and it will log you straight in to MEDUSA.

Alternatively access is also available through

Submitted by Jinny Somoo

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HEFT Emcast – website for EM topics

HEFT emcastHot Topics in Emergency Medicine is your own blog reflecting the topics that are important to WSHFT ED staff, but of course there are other great sources of information.

Heartlands ED have developed a new website called EMCAST  to help people keep up to date with relevant EM topics in evidenced based medicine, new guidelines, clinical skills and training in Emergency Medicine. They have just begun adding SAQs as a preparation aid for those of you who have the pleasure of preparing for exams! Try their podcasts (also available on iTunes), clinical skills videos and twitter feed @HEFTEMCAST.

Submitted by Jon Burton.

HEFT emcast homepage