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

Guideline News January 2016

New and updated NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Vaccine ordering, storage and handling (update)

Immunisation best practice guideline (update)

Smoking cessation pathway for inpatients

Antibiotic prophylaxis in orthopaedic surgery (update)

Heparin dose adjustment in renal impairment (update)


NICE Clinical Guidelines*

Management of type 2 diabetes NG 28

Care of dying adults in the last days of life NG 31

*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.