Thank you for visiting Dumfries & Galloway Health Boards' Prescribing Support Team web site.
The site has been created to act as a central resource for all local drug advice as approved by Dumfries & Galloway Health Boards' Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee.
The ready access to prescribing information will support the safe and cost effective use of drugs in Dumfries & Galloway.
At present we spend £49million on drugs annually; it is therefore imperative that we maximise the health benefits from this investment for the people of Dumfries & Galloway through the use of evidence based medicine.
This form should be used when pharmacists or pharmacy technicians are requesting a PCR Password. Please ensure all fields are completed.
This form should be used when requesting a PCR Password.
This form must be completed as part of the assessment process when a patient accesses the Pharmacy First Service for treatment of a minor skin infection.
This document should be completed as part of the Pharmacy First Treatment of Minor Skin Infections Service and sent to the patient's GP Practice.
This PGD allows pharmacists to supply Flucloxacillin 500mg for treatment of minor skin infections as part of the local Pharmacy First Service.
Pharmacists must sign this and send a copy to each health board in which they will be working. Please note that NHS D&G no longer accepts fax returns.
This is the signed authorisation for NHS Dumfries and Galloway Version 26
Information on what is new in this version of the Unscheduled Care PGD.
Safe prescribing is the main objective of the Prescribing Support Team. In this issue of Nostrum we highlight a number of recent updates from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). • Safer Prescribing of Carbimazole – two new concerns • Emollients – risk of burns • SMC Information • Nutrition Updates • Supply Issues