Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Latest Medicines Updates & News

DOAC Booklet survey

Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019

Category - Medicines Update

Thanks to the support from NHS Health Improvement Scotland (HIS), a new ‘DOAC Patient Information Booklet and Alert Card’ pack was launched across NHS GGC in the Autumn/ Winter of 2018. More details on this resource can be found


Therapeutics Handbook Update Jan 2019

Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

Category - Medicines Update

There has been a content update to guidelines within the Infections chapter of the GGC Medicines Adult Therapeutics Handbook. The update brings the Therapeutics Handbook into line with the Empirical Antibiotic Therapy, Infection Management...


Formulary Update (December 2018)

Posted: Monday, December 17, 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 Formular