a telephone information service, for healthcare professionals
online through TOXBASE®, which holds systematic evidence based reviews on maternal exposures to various drugs and chemicals. Access to TOXBASE®, is free to NHS and NHS-affiliated departments, units and practices in the UK. Visit www.toxbase.org to register
UKTIS summaries/abstracts of the systematic evidence based reviews which are openly available here
patient information leaflets (BUMPs), available here . BUMPs is a library of openly available, patient-focussed information sheets to compliment the scientific reviews that UKTIS produces for health care providers
Healthcare professionals can contact UKTIS by telephone on 0344 892 0909. The telephone service is available between 09:00-17:00 Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) for routine enquiries. Urgent enquiries are answered 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
Members of the public
UKTIS is unable to answer enquiries from members of the public. Please visit our BUMPs website here to search for information leaflets on use of medicines and chemicals in pregnancy. Or ask your GP or other health care professional to telephone UKTIS on your behalf, for up to date advice.
The UKTIS office (0191 213 7880) is open between 09:00-17:00 Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) for administration enquiries only. No health care or pregnancy related advice is provided on this number.