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Colecalciferol product of choice

Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Category - Medicines Update

Prescribing support teams have been asked to review patients in primary care prescribed 800 units of colecalciferol and ensure that they are prescribed the most appropriate licensed product according to the dosage recommendations in the NHSGGC ...

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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

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