NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Latest News & Postscripts

Heart MCN key messages September 2015

Posted: October 06, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Anticoagulants

Primary care education evening on chest pain management The Heart MCN is planning to run primary care education evening in November, focusing on the management of chest pain and acute coronary syndromes, GRASP-AF audi...

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Blood Glucose Testing

Posted: October 06, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Diabetes

The MHRA has issued an alert on potential for incorrect reading wit...

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PPIs and skin reactions

Posted: October 06, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update

The MHRA Drug Safety Update published in September 2015 highlighted a link between PPIs and very ...

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LMWH in patients with solid tumours

Posted: October 06, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Anticoagulants

SMC have accepted tinzaparin for extended treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism and prevention of its recurrence, in patients with solid tumours. NHSGGC specialists advise that dalteparin should remain our LMWH of choice in cancer pat...

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Guideline News

Posted: October 05, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Guidelines Update

GGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

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Therapeutics Handbook: Infection Section Changes

Posted: October 05, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing

Information below is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting. IV-Oral Antibiotic Switch Therapy (IVOST)The combin...

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Medicines Update Primary Care September 2015

Posted: September 25, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - SIGN Diabetes Mental Health Dietetics Formulary Paediatrics Guidelines Update

To view this bulletin in PDF format please click here

This bulletin contains information on :

  • New Epilepsy Guideline
  • Depression in Children and Young People
  • Bydureon® Device Change
  • Gluten Free Foods Formulary Update
  • Synonyms
  • TheiCal®

 

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Formulary Update (August 2015)

Posted: August 24, 2015.
Category - Formulary Update

ADTC met on Monday 17th August. This blog entry contains all the Formulary decisions from that meeting.

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Community Pharmacy Update August 2015

Posted: August 14, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

The latest edition of Community Pharmacy Update can be accessed here and contains information on: Oral Nutritional Supplements Recovery Walk Scotland 2015 Bydureon® Pen SPHERE Bladder a...

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Heart MCN Key Messages July 2015

Posted: August 14, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update

My Heart Book An updated revised version of the “My Heart Book” is now...

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