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

Diabetes

PostScript Community Pharmacy (July/August 2011)

Posted: July 29, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Paracetamol Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines

  • Safer lithium therapy
  • Unscheduled care PGD
  • MAS registration forms
  • Glasgow Addiction Services Agreement
  • Discontinuation of calamine preparations
  • Kwikpen
  • Fever after immunisation
  • Compliance aid equipment
  • Paracetamol dosing in children
  • CMS implementation
  • Contraception and antibiotic advice
  • Patient signatures on prescription forms
  • Prescribing Indicators

 

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PostScript Primary Care (June 2011)

Posted: June 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Osteoporosis Antimicrobial Prescribing Paracetamol Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines Mental Health

  • Safer lithium therapy
  • Reporting of HbA1c
  • Kwikpens
  • Bisphosphonates and atypical femoral fractures
  • ASSIGN risk score
  • Paracetamol dosing in children
  • Fever after immunisation
  • Yasmin
  • Meningitis prophylaxis

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PostScript Primary Care (May 2011)

Posted: May 02, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Smoking Cessation SIGN Diabetes Dietetics

  • Gluten-free Prescribing Guidelines
  • Sip feed contract
  • Blood ketone testing strips
  • Smokefree Pregnancy Services
  • SIGN Smartphone App
  • Farewell to Dr Andrew Power

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PostScript Primary Care (April 2011)

Posted: April 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines Alternative Therapies Mental Health

  • Vaccines subject to temperature storage problems
  • Change in advice regarding additional contraception for women taking antibiotics
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Herbal Flos Lonicerae
  • Atypical Antipsychotics
  • Eu Directive on Traditional Herbal Medicines
  • Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose
  • New Learning Resource on understanding and using Drug Safety Information

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PostScript Primary Care (February 2011)

Posted: February 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Dronedarone Diabetes Contraceptives

  • Implanon/Nexplanon
  • Lithium
  • Patients  Association on Pain
  • Pioglitazone and Insulin
  • Saliva Substitutes
  • Dronedarone
  • Evidence into Practice

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PostScript Safety 7

Posted: January 10, 2011.
Category - PostScript Safety
Tagged with - Diabetes

  • Focus on insulin safety

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PostScript Primary Care (January 2011)

Posted: January 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Statins Diabetes SMC Flu

  • New Lipid Lowering Guidelines
  • Glucosamine
  • Humulin Pens Discontinued
  • Seasonal Influenza Antiviral Prescribing
  • Medicines Awaiting SMC Evaluation
  • Waste Medicines
  • Splitting Tablets
  • Dihydrocodeine Prescribing by Dentists

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PostScript 60 (November 2010)

Posted: November 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Statins Antimicrobial Prescribing Diabetes Wounds

  • Nitrofurantoin and pulmonary adverse effects
  • Diabetes update: Withdrawal of rosiglitazone and mixtard 30
  • New lipid lowering guidelines: Additional guidance for GPs on ezetimibe

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PostScript 59 (September 2010)

Posted: September 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Diabetes

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition of PostScript contains information on: Improved prescribing o...

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PostScript 57 (May 2010)

Posted: May 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Osteoporosis Diabetes Mental Health

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition contains information on: Bisphosphonates and osteonecrosis of...

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