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

Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

For community pharmacists to keep up to date with recent developments and obtain useful information

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 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 Community Pharmacy (November 2011)

Posted: November 16, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

In this edition: Flu Vaccination Change to Abbott sip feeds Sanofi Insulin Products Unscheduled Care PGD If you wish to download a PDF version, please click Read More...

PostScript Community Pharmacy (October 2011)

Posted: October 03, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

  • Electronic Endorsement Guide
  • Nurse Prescriptions in NHSGG&CAnti-Embolism Stockings
  • Protecting Scotland’s Travellers Abroad
  • Unsigned Prescriptions
  • Smoking Cessation and Effects on Drug Metabolism
  • Dispensing of dry powder inhalers
  • Community Pharmacy Champions
  • NHS GG&C Area Pharmaceutical Committee

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (September 2011)

Posted: September 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Opioids

  • Minor Ailment Service Formulary
  • CMS clinical services resources
  • Unsigned CP2 forms
  • Practitioner Services Division (Pharmacy)
  • Short dated dispensed items
  • Canesten/Betnovate specials
  • Protecting Scotland's travellers abroad
  • Care of the Elderly Report
  • Standards of supervision of substitution therapies

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (July/August 2011)

Posted: July 29, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Paracetamol Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines

  • Safer lithium therapy
  • Unscheduled care PGD
  • MAS registration forms
  • Glasgow Addiction Services Agreement
  • Discontinuation of calamine preparations
  • Kwikpen
  • Fever after immunisation
  • Compliance aid equipment
  • Paracetamol dosing in children
  • CMS implementation
  • Contraception and antibiotic advice
  • Patient signatures on prescription forms
  • Prescribing Indicators

 

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (June 2011)

Posted: June 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Contraceptives

  • Scottish Action Plan for Tuberculosis
  • Calamine product discontination
  • Chronic Medication Service - implementation
  • Delivery of stock of CD to GP practices
  • Contraception in women taking antibiotics
  • Pharmacy technician registration
  • Prescribing of antipyschotic depot injections
  • New stoma regulations
  • Sip feeds

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (May 2011)

Posted: June 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Palliative Care Smoking Cessation SIGN

  • Palliative Care resource folder
  • Instalment dispensing requests from GPs using EMIS
  • Reorganisation of Community Pharmacy Clinical Governance Audit Facilitators
  • Smoking cessation training
  • SIGN

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (April 2011)

Posted: April 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Smoking Cessation

  • Medication for people in police custody
  • Minor Ailment Service
  • Smoking cessation claims
  • Nicorette QuickMist
  • Smokefree Pregnancy Service
  • CP2 and CP3 registration forms for MAS and CMS
  • Medicines Managmenet Locally Enhance Service for GP practices
  • MAS - changes following prescription charge abolition
  • Pharmacy Technician registration
  • Discontinuation of Pulmicort CFC-free inhaler
  • Literacy input for guidance

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