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

Wounds

Medicines Update Primary Care August 2017

Posted: August 17, 2017.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Wounds Formulary

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Steroid Foam Enemas
  • Online Medical /Pharmacy Services and the Direct Supply of Medicines
  • Unallocated Prescriptions
  • Wound Product Formulary

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Medicines Update Primary Care November 2016

Posted: November 15, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Mental Health Wounds Formulary

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Formulary: Quetiapine MR Removed
  • Vaginal Gel and Pessaries: Shellfish Allergy
  • Prescription for Exercise: Live Active Referral Update
  • Glasgow Dental Hospital: Prescribing and Supply of Medicines
  • Foam and Silicone Dressings

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Wound dressings

Posted: November 10, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Wounds

The Therapeutic subgroup of ADTC have issued some prescribing reminders for those working in primary care. The full document can be accessed

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Wound management products update

Posted: January 18, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Wounds Antimicrobial Prescribing

The updated Wound Management Formulary (December 2015) is now available. This provides not only a list of approved products for acute and primar...

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Guideline News

Posted: July 27, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Dabigatran SIGN Antimicrobial Prescribing NICE Anticoagulants Wounds Cancer Prescribing Guidelines Update

Guideline News Updated GGC Guidelines now available on Staffnet

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Medicines Update Primary Care - August 2014

Posted: August 20, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Opioids Respiratory Antimicrobial Prescribing Diabetes Wounds Formulary

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Blood Glucose Meters
  • High Flow Oxygen
  • Fentanyl
  • Prescribing for Sports Clubs
  • Wound formulary
  • Medicines Management LES
  • Drugs for Urinary Retention
  • Paediatric Amoxicillin Doses

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PostScript Primary Care Jan/Feb '13

Posted: February 22, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - SIGN SMC Dietetics Wounds

In this issue:

  • Audit Scotland Report
  • Controlled Drugs
  • Scriptswitch
  • Supply problems
  • Dietetics- Souvenaid®
  • Non Medical Prescribing- Conotrane®
  • What' s on soon
  • Ivakaftor
  • Survey monkey on readers views

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PostScript Primary Care (Nov 2012)

Posted: November 15, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Statins Unlicensed Medicines Benzodiazepines Wounds

In this issue:

  • Specials
  • Ranitidine 5mg/5ml
  • Diclofenac and cardiovascular risk
  • Simvastatin 40mg and amlodipine MHRA advice
  • Benzodiazepine use and risk of dementia
  • Scriptswitch Software Pilot
  • Non availablility of Inadine®PVP I
  • Contraindications for silver containing dressings when breastfeeding
  • Sorbion Sachet S ®rebranded Sorbion Sachet Extra®
  • Prescribing Interface Subcommittee seeks GP representatives

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PostScript 70 (July 2012)

Posted: July 06, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Therapeutic Handbook Diabetes Wounds

To read this edition of PostScript in PDF format click here. This edition contains articles on:   Yellow Cards and adverse dr...

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Postscript Primary Care - June 2012

Posted: July 03, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Contraceptives Vaccines Wounds

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  • Travel vaccines
  • Tacrolimus prescribing advice
  • Intranasal corticosteroids
  • Sunscreens and ACBS
  • Anapen® precautionary recall
  • Formulary oral contraceptives
  • Updated Wound Dressings Formulary
  • Indwelling Pleural Catheter Drainage Systems

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