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

Latest News & Postscripts

PostScript Primary Care - May 2013

Posted: May 29, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Osteoporosis Mental Health Dietetics Antiplatelets Formulary

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This edition contains articles on

  • Trazodone short supply
  • Cilostazol (Pletal®)
  • Strontium ranelate (Protelos®)
  • Rotigitine (Neupro®) patches
  • Dermatology Formulary update
  • Enteral feeding algorithm
  • Liothyronine short supply

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (May 2013)

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

PostScriptCommunity Pharmacy Issue 80, May 2012   CMS Serial Prescriptions CMS Registration Forms CMS Phasing Payments – Checks B,C & D Measles Child Protection—Learn ...

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PostScript 75 (May 2013)

Posted: May 06, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines SMC Anticoagulants Antiplatelets Low Molecular Weight Heparin Formulary Prescribing

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PostScript Primary Care - April 2013

Posted: May 01, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Respiratory Diabetes Dietetics Benzodiazepines

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  • One Touch® Verio meters recall
  • Hyperkalaemia, Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists (MRA) and Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)
  • NHSGGC Gluten Free Prescribing Guidelines
  • Diazepam 10mg Voluntary Ban
  • Domiciliary Oxygen – Transfer to Dolby Vivisol
  • NHSGGC Prescribing Indicators 2013/2014

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Formulary News (April 2013)

Posted: April 15, 2013.
Category - Formulary Update

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee (ADTC) met on April 8th 2013. The Formulary decisions from that meeting are summarised in this post.

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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

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