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IDDSI Update

Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Category - Medicines Update

Following assessment by a speech and language therapist, modification of fluids and diet may be recommended for people with swallowing difficulties.  In 2018, NHSGGC published information (available

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Polypharmacy App Updated

Posted: Monday, April 8, 2019

Category - Medicines Update

Polypharmacy Mobile App now includes Patient shared decision making tools The Polypharmacy Mobile App which has been available since 2015 has now been updated to include the new version of the 

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Gluten Free Food Provision in Scotland

Posted: Monday, March 25, 2019

Category - Medicines Update

The Scottish Government’s approach remains that within NHS Scotland, individuals who have an appropriate clinical diagnosis should still be able to access a wide range of staple gluten free foods (GFF) on NHS prescription.  The Depar...

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