The onmedica.com website is designed for UK healthcare professionals. Registration is required to access materials which are suitable for general practitioners, locums, secondary care doctors, registrars, nurses and practice managers. OnMedica contains information about drugs and treatments that is aimed at healthcare professionals, including promotional presentations about drugs (in the Medicines Interactive section), which it is illegal to show to consumers under UK legislation regarding direct to consumer advertising of medicinal products. Sponsored material is clearly identifiable.
OnMedica also provides a number of educational activities/courses which usually take some hours to complete. There are case histories which use the same learning approach but are shorter exercises. Both provide OnMedica continuing medical education (CME) credit.
Registered users can easily stay in touch with updates and changes to the site either via email or by subscribing to a wide selection of news feeds.