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

Guideline News Oct 2017

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Peri-operative management of the obese patient

Trazodone - appropriate formulation and use

Smoking cessation guidelines for community pharmacy


Updated Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Adult protected antimicrobial policy

Antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical endoscopic procedures

Antibiotic prophylaxis for interventional radiology surgical procedures

Cholesterol guidelines

Parkinson's Disease medication stocklist in Acute

Postpartum management of hypertension

Management of maternal sepsis

Management of premenstrual syndrome


SIGN guidelines

No relevant updates


NICE clinical guidelines*

No relevant updates


*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 23/10/17