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Latest News & Postscripts

PostScript Oncology 19 (April 2013)

Posted: April 10, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology

In this issue:

  1. Guideline / Policy News
  2. Medicines Safety
  3. Recent Clinical Audit Highlights
  4. Cancer Information Online
  5. GGC Adult Formulary Decisions

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (April 2013)

Posted: April 05, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

Issue 79, April 2013 To read in PDF format, please click here. This edition contains article on: CMS Toolkit ...

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Postscript Acute 10 (April 2013)

Posted: April 02, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Biologics Antimicrobial Prescribing Cancer Medication incidents gentamicin Vancomycin Formulary Prescribing GnRH analogues

 

In this issue:

  • Oral anticancer medicines
  • Level 2 Individual Patient Treatment Requests
  • Gentamicin and vancomycin on-line calculators
  • Learning from incidents
  • Guideline news
  • Reminder: Drug Safety Update

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

 

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PostScript Primary Care - Feb/March 13

Posted: March 15, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

This edition focuses on current supply problems and gives advice on suitable alternatives for prescribing.  The medicine covered are:

  • Isosorbide Mononitrate
  • Sertraline
  • Calcipotriol and betamethasone (Dovobet®)

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (March 2013)

Posted: March 06, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

To read in PDF format, please click here. This edition contains articles on:   PostScriptCommunity Pharmacy   <...

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PostScript 74 (March 2013)

Posted: March 04, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update

  This edition contains articles on:   Abiraterone: new treatment for advanced prostrate cancer Safety: Use of LHRH analogues in prostrate cancer Kid’s corner: codeine based analgesia ...

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PostScript Primary Care Jan/Feb '13

Posted: February 22, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - SIGN SMC Dietetics Wounds

In this issue:

  • Audit Scotland Report
  • Controlled Drugs
  • Scriptswitch
  • Supply problems
  • Dietetics- Souvenaid®
  • Non Medical Prescribing- Conotrane®
  • What' s on soon
  • Ivakaftor
  • Survey monkey on readers views

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Formulary News (Feb 2013)

Posted: February 20, 2013.
Category - Formulary Update

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee (ADTC) met on February 18th 2013. The Formulary decisions from that meeting are summarised in this post.

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PostScript Acute 9 (Feb 2013)

Posted: February 04, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing gentamicin Vancomycin Medicines reconciliation

In this issue
 
  • Electronic medicines reconciliation
  • New BNF app
  • Reminder - gentamicin
  • Reminder - vancomycin
  • Guideline news
  • Review of PostScript bulletins

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

 

 
 

 

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PS Community Pharmacy (Feb 13)

Posted: January 18, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

To read in PDF format, please click here. This edition contains articles on: Community Pharmacist provision of alternatives to monitore...

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