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

Guideline News Jan 2020

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Rapid discharge guidance for patients in last days or weeks of life

Diagnosis and management of non-tubal ectopic pregnancies

Recurrent pregnancy loss

Aseptic non touch technique (ANTT) guideline


Updated Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Antibiotic prophylaxis for urological surgery and procedures

Invasive candidiasis in non-haemato-oncology patients

Relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RR-MS) clinical management guideline

Synergistic gentamicin for endocarditis

Vascular access procedure and practice guideline


SIGN guidelines

No relevant updates


NICE clinical guidelines*

Acute kidney injury: prevention, detection and management NG148


*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.


Published 15/01/2020. Medicines Update blogs are correct at the time of publication.