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Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
MIMS Prescribing Guide 50th Anniversary Front Cover.
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
SubjectPharmacology
GenreMedical reference
PublisherHaymarket Media Group
Publication date
Quarterly

The Monthly Index of Medical Specialities or MIMS is a pharmaceutical prescribing reference guide published in the United Kingdom since 1959 by Haymarket Media Group. The guide contains information about branded and generic drugs in the UK formulary. The print title is published quarterly, freely available to all practice-based UK general practitioners, and on a paid basis to subscribers. An online version is available, with all content save drug listings available for free.

Concise drug monographs form the core of MIMS; these include safety information, details of the active ingredient, presentation, price, indication, dosage and manufacturer. In addition, the book includes drug comparison tables, and summaries of clinical guidance.

Drugs that are blacklisted (i.e. not prescribable on the NHS) or unlicensed are not included in the guide, nor does it provide information about off-label use.

Publications

Haymarket Group also publishes trade magazines.

MIMS Conferences

Several one-day clinical conferences are held each year on topics such as dermatology, women's health, diabetes, and respiratory disease.

MIMS Learning

MIMS Learning is an educational website for general practitioners and nurses offering clinical education modules. The website has an integrated magazine, also named MIMS Learning, showcasing content from the website.