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

Latest News & Postscripts

PostScript 80 PDF

Posted: March 03, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update

The latest edition of PostScript can be found in PDF format here.   ADTC decisions can be found

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PostScript Community Pharmacy March 2014

Posted: February 28, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing

The latest edition of the Community Pharmacy bulletin can be found here.   Topics include: Antimicrobials: what is...

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PostScript Primary Care - February 2014

Posted: February 18, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Hepatitis Palliative Care SMC Dietetics

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Dapoxetine
  • Gluten-Free Food Formulary
  • Hypertension Guideline Error
  • Prescribing LES for 2014/15
  • Prescribing of Hepatitis B Virus treatments in General Practice
  • Macmillan Pharmacy Facilitators
  • Ensure® Plus
  • Glasgow Addiction Services - New contact details

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Formulary News (Feb 2014)

Posted: February 17, 2014.
Category - Formulary Update

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee (ADTC) met in February 2014. The Formulary decisions from that meeting are summarised in this post

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PostScript Community Pharmacy February 2014

Posted: February 06, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

The latest edition of the community pharmacy bulletin can be found here.   Articles cover the following topics: Sm...

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PostScript Acute 15 (Feb 2014)

Posted: February 05, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Acute

In this issue:
  • Antiepileptic drugs and brand prescribing
  • TrakCare discharge prescriptions: What do pharmacists check?
  • Gentamicin and vancomycin online dose calculators: care with data entry
  • Emergency Care Summary (ECS): an update
  • Guideline news

Information included is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting.

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PostScript Primary Care - Jan 2014

Posted: January 21, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Palliative Care Osteoporosis Dietetics Prescribing

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Gluten-free food scheme
  • 'Just in case' synonyms
  • Accrete D3®
  • Hypertension Guideline Revision
  • Treatment of Dental Abcess
  • Nalmefene
  • Nuelin® Supply Issue
  • Ensure® Plus Milkshake name change

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PostScript Community Pharmacy Dec 13

Posted: January 08, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

To read the latest edition click here. Contents include:   Learnpro modules on cold chain management and child prot...

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PostScript 79 (Jan 2014) Updates

Posted: December 30, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update

New NHSGGC guidelines The following guidelines have been added to the repository on Staffnet •             Gluten Free Guidelines October 2013 • ...

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PostScript 79 (Jan 2014) Nalmefene

Posted: December 30, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Alcohol

Nalmefene We noted in the last edition that this new drug had been added to the Formulary for the for the reduction of alcohol consumptio...

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