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

Latest News & Postscripts

Guideline News July 2020

Posted: August 12, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Click on the following link (on StaffNet) to access new and updated clinical guidelines including NHSGGC, SIGN and NICE guidelines. 

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Updated GGC Neuropathic Pain Guidelines

Posted: July 29, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

The 

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Clozapine and Cytotoxic Treatment

Posted: July 28, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Updated July 2020 Key messages The side effect profile of clozapine means it is subject to mandatory processes and monitoring which are intended to ensure patient safety Concurrent use...

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Clozapine and risk of life-threatening constipation

Posted: July 27, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Clozapine and risk of life-threatening constipation Updated July 2020 Key messages Constipation is a very common adverse effect of clozapine treatment Mortality rates associated with complications from clozapi...

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Clozapine Supply and Missed Doses in Acute

Posted: July 27, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Updated July 2020 Key messages: Acute hospital sites in NHSGGC do not stock clozapine Clozapine is generally supplied from Leverndale Pharmacy Leverndale P...

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COVID-19 Guideline News June/July 2020

Posted: July 14, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Click on the following links to access NHSGGC COVID-19 clinical guidelines published between 22nd June and 10th July 2020. Please note, all the links are on StaffNet and require NHSGGC network access.

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Guideline News June 2020

Posted: July 14, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Click on the following link to access new and updated clinical guidelines including NHSGGC, SIGN and NICE guidelines. Please note, all the links are on StaffNet and require NHSGGC network access.

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NHSGGC Medicines Information Service

Posted: July 14, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Medicines Information Service – How can Medicines Information support you? What is Medicines Information (MI)? The NHSGGC MI enquiry service provides evidence based information and advice ...

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MHRA Updates June 2020

Posted: July 14, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Cyproterone acetate: new advice to minimise risk of meningioma 

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Formulary Update (July 2020)

Posted: July 13, 2020.
Category - Formulary Update

This post summarises the latest NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde decisions relating to new medicines assessed by SMC and considered by the Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee (ADTC) and uses a nationally developed format specifically aimed for patients and the public.

For full details of the medicines included in this post that are available for use, including any restrictions on prescribing, please see the relevant entry in the GGC Formulary

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