The expert source of drug information in palliative and hospice care

The Palliative Care Formulary provides unrivalled and expert drug information for health professionals when caring for adult patients facing progressive life-limiting diseases. This trusted source goes beyond standard references providing health professionals with in-depth and practical guidance on drugs and treatment regimens to help improve quality of life.

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Internationally acclaimed with over 20 years of unrivalled in-depth knowledge

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Independent information on general and specialist drug use in palliative care


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Comprehensive guidance for use across all stages of the patient journey

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Rigorously researched information grounded firmly in everyday clinical practice

Publication Updates

14 May
Palliative Care Formulary May 2019 Update

This update contains 10 revised monographs.

The following monographs have been fully revised: Danazol; Progestogens; Topical products for haemorrhoids

The following monographs have undergone minor revision: Bisphosphonates; Quick Clinical Guide: Use of transdermal buprenorphine patches; Quick Clinical Guide: Use of transdermal fentanyl patches; Transdermal patches

09 Apr
Palliative Care Formulary April 2019 Update

This update contains 7 revised monographs.

Desmopressin, Hepatic impairment, Haemostatics, Tamsulosin, and Urinary antimuscarinics have been fully revised. Gabapentin and pregabablin and Valproate have undergone minor revision.

12 Mar
Palliative Care Formulary March 2019 Update

This update contains 3 revised monographs.

Pancreatin and Prolongation of the QT interval in palliative care have been fully revised. Levetiracetam has undergone minor revision.


12 Feb
Palliative Care Formulary February 2019 Update 

This update contains 6 revised monographs.

Revised monographs: Zinc; Loperamide; Mirtazapine; Olanzapine; Catheter patency; Antidepressants.