There are a number of drug related patient information leaflets on the intranet. The prescribing support team have developed a series of leaflets, which support patient education on the management of medicines. These leaflets are often designed to support prescribing initiatives such as the Proton Pump Inhibitor Policy. Any changes to your medication should only be made after consultation with your Doctor.
All leaflets undergo a local public consultation process prior to distribution.
For a range of leaflets on menopause and PMS we recommend the Menopause Matters website. This can be found at www.menopausematters.co.uk. The site can also be accessed via the link in our internet resources section.
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.