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

Latest News & Postscripts

Guideline News May 2018

Posted: June 05, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

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Peer Approved Clinical System Tier 2

Posted: June 01, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

Provides a brief overview of the PACS 2 process and links to the policy and supporting documentation.

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MHRA Updates May 2018

Posted: May 22, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

Drug Safety Update (April 2018) includes Valproate medicines...

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Therapeutics Handbook Update May 2018

Posted: May 22, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

The Adult Therapeutics Handbook content has now been updated and includes the following main changes: Central Nervous System

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Valproate: NHSGGC Stakeholders Meeting

Posted: May 18, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

New drug safety advice from the MHRA regarding

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Insulin Safety Week

Posted: May 16, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

14th-18th May is insulin safety week across the UK http://insulinsafetyweek.com/ NHS GGC are using this opportunity to highlight to healthcare staff the risk of harm associated...

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Nutilis® Clear – Change in Labelling and Dosing

Posted: May 16, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

Modification of fluids and diet following assessment by a speech and language therapist may be recommended in people with swallowing difficulties.  Currently, UK nationally agreed terminology is used for modified drinks and...

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IVOST Guidelines

Posted: May 11, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

The following is a quote from Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine: Please find attached the updated antibiotic

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Guideline News Apr 2018

Posted: May 03, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

Updated Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

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Critical Shortage of IVIG

Posted: May 03, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

There is currently a significant shortage of all intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG).  The National Plasma Product Expert Advisory Group (NPPEAG) has issued guidance to all NHS Boards regarding how to manage this situation.&...

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