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

Guideline News December 2015

New and updated NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Adult IV to oral antibiotic switch therapy (IVOST) (update)

Management of superficial thrombophlebitis in secondary care

Teicoplanin inpatient guidelines

High dose antipsychotic therapy (update)

Human albumin use (update)

Hypnotic prescribing guideline (update)

Immunoglobulin use (update)

Mental Health symptomatic relief policy (update)


NICE Clinical Guidelines*

Preterm labour and birth NG25

Diagnosis and management of menopause NG23

*NICE Guidelines are developed for prescribers in NHS England and Wales and as such may not always follow NHS Scotland prescribing policy e.g. SMC advice.  They should always be used in conjunction with relevant NHSGGC Formulary and Clinical Guidelines.