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

Methotrexate for arthritis

A new shared care agreement for subcutaneous methotrexate has been published here. It details responsibilities for consultants and nurse specialists in acute care, the GP and the patient. The patient groups covered by the agreement are:

  • adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis 
  • adult patients with severe psoriatic arthritis 
  • children (aged 3 to 16 years) with severe active juvenile idiopathic arthritis 



Published 05/01/2017