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DOAC Patient Information Booklet

Posted: Monday, July 6, 2020

Category - Medicines Update

DOAC Patient Information Booklet Revised version now available Aim of booklet Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC) Patient Information Booklet was developed for use across NHSGGC in 2018. A revised version is now avai...


Cancer Treatment and COVID-19

Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Category - Medicines Update

Patients receiving Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) with suspected or confirmed COVID-19  Patients who develop COVID-19 are at risk of developing a dangerous hyper-inflammatory state (cytokine storm), which ...


Smoking Cessation: COVID-19

Posted: Friday, June 5, 2020

Category - Medicines Update

Key messages: Supporting people to stop smoking is now more of a public health priority than ever  Community Pharmacy Smoking cessation services (Quit Your Way) remain available  Tem...