MIMS celebrates 50 years of helping primary care practitioners

MIMS, the monthly prescribing reference for primary care professionals, celebrates its 50th anniversary this month with a special limited gold edition.

Since first launching in Autumn 1959, MIMS has evolved into a multiplatform drug and prescribing reference that primary care professionals can rely on to find out about the latest drug launches and to provide up-to-date prescribing information.

Look out for MIMS' 50th anniversary issue with a gold cover available in October 2009.

The MIMS look has changed radically since 1959, but the most important changes have gone on under the cover as MIMS has evolved to keep pace with the current roles of primary care practitioners.

Changes include:

  • Page count has grown by 500% to make space for the latest drugs and prescribing advice.
  • Drugs are now classified by pharmacological class, generic and brand name.
  • New quick-reference prescribing resources, see below.

Alongside the key benefits of MIMS:

  • Concise drug information
  • Continuously updated and published every month
  • New drug reviews
  • List of new and deleted drugs
  • Compact and readily available
  • Primary care specific

Most of the content from the print version of MIMS is also available online. Click the links to access all the MIMS features online or visit www.mims.co.uk

To access MIMS online you will need to be registered. Registering on MIMS or Healthcare Republic gives you access to both websites so you only need to register once. To register please visit www.healthcarerepublic.com/register.

Every UK-based GP is entitled to receive MIMS free of charge
To receive your free copies of MIMS monthly please register at www.healthcarerepublic.com/reader

MIMS prescribing resources at the back of every issue (we have put links to sections on www.mims.co.uk)

  • Tables
    Drug comparison tables and compatibility charts
  • Guidelines
    Easy-to-use summaries of national clinical guidelines
  • Palliative care
    Opioid equivalence, syringe driver compatibility and more
  • Visual guides
    Pictures of diabetes and respiratory devices

Also, all clinical articles on Healthcare Republic are tagged to MIMS therapeutic sections. Look out for links to related tables, guidelines and drug sections.


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