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

Guideline News Sept 2017

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Antibiotic prophylaxis for interventional cancer care services


Updated Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Glasgow modified alcohol withdrawal scale (GMAWS)

Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis and gentamicin dosing

Antibiotic prophylaxis for ear, nose and throat surgery

Head injuries and management of anticoagulation in the emergency department

Infection management, Empirical antibiotic therapy

Smoking cessation pathway for in-patients


SIGN guidelines

No relevant updates


NICE clinical guidelines*

Diagnosis and management of endometriosis NG 73

 *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 09/10/17