Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Guideline News Apr 2019

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Canniesburn unit antibiotic guidelines 


Updated Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

Management of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Acute kidney injury investigations and management

Initial management of neutropenic sepsis

Gentamicin prophylaxis dosing in surgery

Antibiotic prophylaxis in maxillofacial surgery

Antibiotic prophylaxis in neurosurgery

Antipsychotic prescribing in dementia


SIGN guidelines

No relevant updates


NICE clinical guidelines*

Lung cancer: diagnosis and management NG122

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women: management NG123

*NICE Guidelines are developed for prescribers in NHS England and Wales and as such may not always follow NHS Scotland prescribing policy e.g. SMC advice.  They should always be used in conjunction with relevant NHSGGC Formulary and Clinical Guidelines.


Published 13/05/19. Medicines Update blogs are correct at the time of publication.