Prescribing Advice for GPs

An NHS Prescribing Advisers' Blog

1,000 post milestone

I've just reached a significant milestone. The last post was number 1,000!

So that's 1,000 healthcare and medicines related posts in about 5 and a half years.

And while I'm reporting such figures there are

- over 500 comments from
- nearly 45,000 unique visitors
- from at least 156 countries in all corners of the world
- and over 10,000 spam comments

Unsurprisingly, Google provided the most search engine referrals (over 30,000 in 2010) to the site with Yahoo! in second place but a massive margin. But most visitors (over 90%) come straight here!

When I started this blog I really had no plans or expectations of where it might lead so I had no idea that I would end up here.

There are two things that give me immense satisfaction from running this site though.

The first is that the National Prescribing Centre incorporated a blog into their interactive site based on the success this site.

The second is the occasional feedback I get from readers telling me that what I write is useful to them and is helping them in their work.

So, if you like what I do here post me a comment below and to use the words of Frankie Howerd, "If you've enjoyed it, tell your friends!".

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14 Comments to “1,000 post milestone”

  1. I've been away! Just read your 1000 th posting. Well done Mat, thanks so much for all your noble hard work which is in turn making it easier to keep myself and others prescribing right up to date, all on one page, bliss.

    Comment by Sadeya Ahmad — March 29, 2011 #
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  2. Well done Matthew, keep up the excellent work, your succinct summaries have helped me on numerous occasions. Thanks Michael

    Comment by Michael Cryan — February 7, 2011 #
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  3. Well Done, Matt.
    Very helpful and up to date source of information.
    Keep up the good work

    Comment by Sanjay — January 28, 2011 #
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  4. Valuable source of up to date info. Keep up the good work

    Comment by Angela — January 27, 2011 #
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  5. Well done Matthew! As an ex-prescribing advisor with hopes one day of maybe going back I find your blog a great way to keep in the loop. Keep up the good work!

    Comment by Paul Gimson — January 27, 2011 #
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  6. congratulations on Twitter @coxar @wrexhamrob

    Comment by Rob Davies — January 27, 2011 #
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  7. Congratlations very well done,wow hasnt 5 years passed quickly, as an early adopter, I ve continued to recommend prescriber.org.uk as 1 of 3 best alerting systems along with ecab & Drug Safety Update.Im proud to have given feedback, but your contribution to Information Mastery and helping us keep health professionals up to date is very valuable . longmay this continue.

    Comment by Rob Davies — January 27, 2011 #
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  8. Hello Matt,
    I think I've been reading your blog for at least 5 years. It's well informed, relevant and most importantly the information you offer is from trusted/accredited sources. In short it keeps me up to date.
    Well done....please carry on!

    Comment by Marie — January 27, 2011 #
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  10. congrats well done always read your messages

    Comment by Clare Eisner — January 27, 2011 #
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  11. Hi Matthew, always informative, very useful and a great way of being kept up to date on the constant changes. Cheers John

    Comment by John — January 27, 2011 #
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  12. A superbly consistent and focused blog on medicines. Should be in every Prescriber's RSS reader. Well done Matthew!

    Comment by Anthony — January 27, 2011 #
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  13. Keep up the good work as there are many very informative articles & links which aid me with my job.
    Thanks Matthew

    Comment by Jon Kerr — January 26, 2011 #
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  14. Congratulations from Spain!!

    Comment by Carlos — January 26, 2011 #
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