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Latest News & Postscripts

Postscript Primary Care - January 2012

Posted: January 23, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Diabetes

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  • EMIS - Caution with dose abbreviations
  • Paediatric Management of Infection Guidance
  • UTI Project
  • Diabetes Prescribing

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PostScript Acute 5 (December 2011)

Posted: January 18, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Dronedarone Dabigatran SIGN NICE Parkinson's disease

  • New GGC Prescribing Website
  • Parkinson's disease: "get it on time"
  • What's new in cardiology?
  • Guideline news

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PostScript 67 (January 2012)

Posted: January 06, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Dabigatran Therapeutic Handbook Diabetes SMC Anticoagulants Methotrexate

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This edition contains articles on:

 

  • HbA1c: Change to Reporting Units
  • Webwatch: Download the Therapeutics Handbook
  • Dabigatran: ADTC Decision
  • Voluntary Ban on Methotrexate 10mg tablets
  • Actinic keratosis and new Formulary treatment option
  • Case Study: Dopamine Agonist Withdrawal Syndrome in Parkinson’s Disease.

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PostScript Oncology 16 - Dec 2011

Posted: December 27, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Oncology
Tagged with - Cancer

  • New GGC prescribing website
  • Guideline news - Local and national
  • Drug safety update
  • Regional roll-out of electronic chemotherapy prescribing system
  • Other news - festive period
  • CEL(2010)17: Introduction and availability of newly licensed medicines in the NHS in Scotland - One year on
  • Recent national guidance and GGC formulary decisions

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Formulary News (December 2011)

Posted: December 19, 2011.
Category - Formulary Update

The latest medicines discussed at ADTC and the agreed Formulary status

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (January 2012)

Posted: December 15, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

PostScript Community Pharmacy Issue 65, January 2012 Produced by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Community Pharmacy Development In this edition: Flu Vaccination Methadone Pumps Keeping Drugs Cool <...

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PS Community Pharmacy CMS Special

Posted: December 15, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

A Post Script Community Pharmacy Special relating to Chronic Medication Service (CMS). To access a PDF version click here.

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Postscript Primary Care - December 2011

Posted: December 13, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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  • Synonyms in EMIS
  • Duraphat Prescribing
  • Pain MCN website
  • Citalopram
  • High Cost Contingency Arrangements
  • Holiday Addictions Services

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (December 2011)

Posted: December 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

PostScript Community Pharmacy December 2011 contains articles on the following: Infection Control Self Audit Glasgow Addiction 4- Shared Care Agreement Access to Viread® (tenofovir 250mg tablets)

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Postscript Primary Care - November 2011

Posted: November 18, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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  • Nutritional Prescribing Update
  • Methotrexate - Voluntary Ban on 10mg tabs
  • Healthy Start Vitamins
  • Dovonex Cream Discontinuation
  • Antibiotic Prescribing

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