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

Latest News & Postscripts

MHRA Updates Jun 18

Posted: July 11, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

Drug Safety Update (June 2018) includes: Dolutegravir (Tivicay ▼, ...

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Freestyle Libre for Patients with Diabetes

Posted: July 02, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Diabetes

Following the decision to introduce the interstitial glucose monitoring system Freestyle Libre, the Diabetes managed Clinical Network have agreed an implementat...

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Important: Update re Enoxaparin

Posted: June 20, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

Key points: NHSGGC is switching to Enoxaparin Becat® as enoxaparin preparation of choice for pre-filled syringes 20mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg and 100mg. Enoxaparin Becat® is ...

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Formulary Update (June 2018)

Posted: June 20, 2018.
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 Formulary.

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High cost liquid medicines

Posted: June 06, 2018.
Category - Medicines Update

A new initiative to reduce unnecessary cost associated with the use of liquid medicines in hospital has been launched.  A

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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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