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

Guideline News Feb/Mar 2020

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Management of upper limb deep vein thrombosis (ULDVT)

Psoriasis treatment with biological agents

Suspected iatrogenic adrenal insufficiency guidance

Antiplatelet or anticoagulant treatment, outpatient procedure, gynaecology


Updated Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Hypertension management

Oral nutritional supplements prescribing

Antibiotic prophylaxis in obstetric procedures

Hyperemesis gravidarum guideline, obstetrics

Hyperemesis gravidarum maternity assessment flowchart

Uterine fibroids management


SIGN guidelines

No relevant updates


NICE clinical guidelines*

Colorectal cancer NG151

Leg ulcer infection: antimicrobial prescribing NG152

Impetigo: antimicrobial prescribing NG153

Neonatal parenteral nutrition NG154

Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management NG80 (updated)

Epilepsies: diagnosis and management CG137 (updated)

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management CG185 (updated)


*NICE Guidelines are developed for prescribers in NHS England and Wales and as such may not always follow NHS Scotland prescribing policy e.g. SMC advice.  They should always be used in conjunction with relevant NHSGGC Formulary and Clinical Guidelines.


Published 10/03/2020. Medicines Update blogs are correct at the time of publication.