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

Latest News & Postscripts

Nutritional supplements on the Kardex

Posted: March 11, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Dietitians can now add an ‘instruction to administer’ an oral nutritional supplement (ONS) to the Kardex (click

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Therapeutics Handbook Update March 2020

Posted: March 09, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

The Adult Therapeutics Handbook content has now been updated.  This update includes; Signposting to relevant information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) from within the

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Guideline News Feb/Mar 2020

Posted: March 09, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

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Community Pharmacy Update: Jan 2020

Posted: March 06, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

The latest Community Pharmacy Update bulletin can be found here. The special edition 3 can be found

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MHRA Updates Jan/Feb 2020

Posted: March 06, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

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MHRA Updates Quarter 4 2019

Posted: March 06, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Updates from the MHRA for the fourth quarter of 2019

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Formulary Update (February 2020)

Posted: March 02, 2020.
Category - Formulary Update

This post summarises the latest NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde decisions relating to new medicines 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 Formular

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NACSYS®: preferred oral mucolytic in NHSGGC

Posted: February 26, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Key messages: NACSYS® is the preferred oral mucolytic in NHSGGC and should be considered first line for COPD patients unless otherwise directed by a respiratory consultant. COPD patient...

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Oxypro® Opening Instructions

Posted: February 21, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

Key messages Oxypro® is now the preferred oral oxycodone prolonged release preparation in NHSGGC. See previous blog for further details

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Guideline News Jan 2020

Posted: January 13, 2020.
Category - Medicines Update

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

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