Greater Glasgow and Clyde Prescribing
This site 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:
About the GGC Adult Formulary:
REVISED IPTR DOCUMENTATION (Sept 2013): The IPTR paperwork has been revised to allow for electronic completion and can be accessed from the Non-Formulary and IPTR page.
DICLOFENAC & CARDIOVASCULAR SAFETY (June 2013): The MHRA have issued new contraindications and warnings for diclofenac. A summary of the guidance on the MHRA website is available HERE.
CODEINE AS ANALGESIC IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS (June 2013): The use of codeine for analgesia in children and adolescents under 18 has been restricted after a European safety review. A summary of the guidance on the MHRA website is available HERE.