NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee


NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

GGC Medicines



GGC Medicines has been designed as a tool to assist in promoting high quality, safe and cost-effective prescribing within the Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board.  The website has useful resources for prescribers and patients including:

  • The GGC Adult Medicines Formulary as a searchable or navigational database
  • The Adult Therapeutics Handbook: an essential resource for junior medical staff working in NHSGGC
  • Current prescribing and clinical information via the Medicines Update suite of publications
  • Shared Care Protocols
  • Information for patients on access to medicines
  • Policies relating to medicines in NHSGGC
  • Other formularies

Latest news:

New Adult Therapeutics Handbook Desktop Portal now live HERE!

GGC Medicines App: available in the App Store and Google Play (Password information)

To comply with EU Medical Device Regulations, GGC Medicines has had to be password protected to users in NHSGGC only. New users will be requested to enter a username and password to complete the installation process.  These details can be accessed from the Clinical Info page of StaffNet (only accessible to NHSGGC staff with access to the Health Board intranet). 


Adult Therapeutics Handbook: The new desktop access for the Adult Therapeutics Handbook brings the search and navigation functionality of the mobile app to your PC and is acessible from anywhere with internet access. Bookmark the site now!

Yellow Card App: It's now even easier for health professionals and patients to complete a Yellow Card when there has been a suspected adverse event with a medicine.  The Yellow Card App is now available for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play

NATIONAL POISONS INFORMATION SERVICE (NPIS) - CHANGE OF PHONE NUMBER: Please note that should this service be required to be contacted, the phone number has recently changed. The new number is: 0344 892 0111