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

Flu

Flu vaccine selection

Posted: December 19, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Flu

  There are a number of different flu vaccines approved for use within NHSGGC as detailed in the approved PGD. These include the Pfizer product (Enzira®), Sequiris have a product named Aggripal® and they jointly promote a p...

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Medicines Update Primary Care December 2016

Posted: December 01, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Opioids Flu Vaccines Mental Health Benzodiazepines NSAIDs MHRA Drug Safety Update

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This bulletin contains information on :

  • Propranolol for Anxiety
  • Controlled Drug Instalments
  • Buprenorphine Patches
  • Etoricoxib MHRA Update
  • Brimonidine Gel MHRA Update
  • Fluoxetine 10mg Licensed Product
  • Vaccination Programme Residential Care Services 2016-2017

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Medicines Update Primary Care September 2016

Posted: September 15, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Unlicensed Medicines Flu Vaccines Dietetics

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This bulletin contains information on :

  • Melatonin Shared Care Protocol
  • Flu Vaccines: Supply
  • Dietary Intolerances or Allergies
  • National Therapeutic Indicators

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Medicines Update Primary Care October 2015

Posted: October 29, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Paracetamol Flu Vaccines Paediatrics Corticosteroids

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Nebuliser -associated Supplies in Primary Care
  • Education on Chronic Pain
  • Flu, Pneumococcal and Shingles Vaccines
  • New Strength Prednisolone Preparations
  • Prophylactic Paracetamol following Meningococcal  Group B Vaccine

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PostScript Primary Care - Sept 2012

Posted: October 04, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Opioids Diabetes Flu

In this issue:

  • 10 Golden rules for safe controlled drug use
  • Safe Use of Non-insulin Therapies training
  • Advice regarding prescribing and dispensing of Dermatology Preparations
  • Tamiflu® Suspension
  • PPIs and hypomagnesaemia
  • Orlistat supply problem resolved

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (March 2011)

Posted: March 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Smoking Cessation Flu

  • Pandemic Flu - preparedness and response: Lessons learned from a GGC pharmacy perspective
  • Unscheduled care CPUS forms
  • CDRF form for pharmacies supplying CDs to other pharmacies
  • Generic prescribing of immunosuppressants
  • Smoking cessation training

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (Feb 2011)

Posted: February 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Opioids Flu Vaccines

  • Flu update
  • Patient registration for CMS
  • Childhood immunisation
  • Pharmaceutical waste
  • Opioid dosing errors

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PostScript Primary Care (January 2011)

Posted: January 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Statins Diabetes SMC Flu

  • New Lipid Lowering Guidelines
  • Glucosamine
  • Humulin Pens Discontinued
  • Seasonal Influenza Antiviral Prescribing
  • Medicines Awaiting SMC Evaluation
  • Waste Medicines
  • Splitting Tablets
  • Dihydrocodeine Prescribing by Dentists

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