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

Guideline News (October 2014)


GGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Hypoglycaemia Treatment in Diabetic Adults in Hospital

Rivaroxaban, Treatment of DVT or PE

Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Interventional Radiology

Antibiotic IV Oral Switch Therapy in Adults

Alert Antimicrobial Policy and Monitoring Form

Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Surgery General Principles

Penicillin Allergy Poster

Oral Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Guidelines*

*Click here for a bulletin complementing the NSAID guideline (includes summary of evidence and some patient scenarios)

SIGN  Clinical Guidelines

Primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma  (SIGN140)

NICE Clinical Guidelines*

Atrial fibrillation (CG 180)

Drug allergy (CG183)

Dyspepsia and GORD (CG184) 

Long-acting reversible contraception - update (CG30) 

Chronic kidney disease (CG182)

Lipid modification (CG181)

*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.