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

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee


NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

GGC Medicines



GGC Medicines has been designed as a tool to assist in promoting high quality, safe and cost-effective prescribing within the Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board.  The website has useful resources for prescribers and patients including:

  • The GGC Adult Medicines Formulary as a searchable or navigational database
  • The Adult Therapeutics Handbook: an essential resource for junior medical staff working in NHSGGC
  • Current prescribing and clinical information via the Medicines Update suite of publications
  • Shared Care Protocols
  • Information for patients on access to medicines
  • Policies relating to medicines in NHSGGC
  • Other formularies

Latest news:

GGC Medicines app (Adult Therapeutics Handbook)

The GGC Medicines app is password protected to ensure that it is only used by clinical staff within NHSGGC. The login details are available from the Clinical Info page on StaffNet which you can access HERE.

The contents and guidelines from the Adult Therapeutics Handbook can also be accessed by a new desktop site to ensure that users of PCs and smartphones other than those the app is available for can access this invaluable clinical resource.


Yellow Card App: It's now even easier for health professionals and patients to complete a Yellow Card when there has been a suspected adverse event with a medicine.  The Yellow Card App is now available for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play

NATIONAL POISONS INFORMATION SERVICE (NPIS) - CHANGE OF PHONE NUMBER: Please note that should this service be required to be contacted, the phone number has recently changed. The new number is: 0344 892 0111