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

Guideline News Mar 2018

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Epilepsy nil by mouth guidance for Acute

Menstrual disorders including heavy menstrual bleeding

Omalizumab for chronic spontaneous urticaria

Botulinum Toxin A for treatment of focal spasticity


Updated Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Atrial Fibrillation Management

Insulin administration and blood glucose monitoring by District Nursing staff

Antibiotic prophylaxis for endoscopic procedures

Low dose aspirin for pre-eclampsia management


SIGN guidelines

Pharmacological management of migraine No 155


NICE clinical guidelines*

Antimicrobial prescribing of acute sore throat NG84

Age-related macular degeneration NG82

Diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer NG85

Assessment and management of oesophago-gastric cancer NG83


*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 21/03/18