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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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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...

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