Dumfries & Galloway Health Board
Prescribing Support Team

Community Pharmacy

Each LHP holds regular community pharmacy locality group meetings where issues pertinent to or of interest to community pharmacy are discussed. Contact your local prescribing support team pharmacist for details of the next meeting.

Pharmacy Specials Authorisation Form

Patient Group Direction for the Supply of Levonorgestrel 1500microgram tablets

This PGD covers the supply of levonorgestrel 1500mcg tablet for use as emergency hormonal contraception by female patients who are aged 13 years or over, provided none of the exclusion criteria apply. PLEASE NOTE: There is no longer a FAX Machine Available. All signed PGDs must be returned by email to: dumf-uhb.PCD@nhs.net or by post to our new address at: Primary Care Development, Ground Floor North, Mountainhall Treatment Centre, Dumfries, DG1 4AP

10 Dec 18

Guidance for the Supply of EHC in NHS Dumfries and Galloway

The NHS Dumfries and Galloway Levonorgestrel (LNG) PGD and guidance regarding the supply of Emergency Contraception (EC) have now been updated to reflect recommendations of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health. https://www.fsrh.org/standards-and-guidance/documents/ceu-clinical-guidance-emergency-contraception-march-2017/ This document provides a summary of the important information that must be considered before supplying Emergency Contraception.

10 Dec 18

Fusidic Acid Cream PGD for Community Pharmacists Treating Impetigo 2017

This document authorises the supply of Fusidic Acid Cream 2% by registered pharmacists to patients aged over 2 years old who meet the criteria for inclusion under the terms of the document. The registered pharmacists seeking to supply Fusidic Acid Cream 2% must ensure that all patients have been screened and meet the criteria before supply takes place.PLEASE NOTE: There is no longer a FAX Machine Available. All signed PGDs must be returned by email to: dumf-uhb.PCD@nhs.net or by post to ou

10 Dec 18

Smoking Cessation Specification 2017

COMMUNITY PHARMACY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE – REVISED SERVICE SPECIFICATION 2017 Please note that the NHS Dumfries and Galloway Varenicline PGD differs slightly from the National PGD included in this document. Please See NHS D&G Varenicline PGD.

27 Nov 18

Nhs Dumfries and Galloway Interim Prescribing Guidance From January 2018

Following a national tendering process, a new national procurement contract for smoking cessation products has been agreed. This new contract started on 1st March (2017) with this being updated in February 2018 with the withrawal of Johnson & Johnson Please note that this new contract only covers Nicotine Replacement Therapy, with varenicline currently remaining out with the scope of this contract. As a result of this new national contract being implemented, we are required to change our

27 Nov 18

Varenicline PGD September 2018 ( Review Date September 2020)


27 Nov 18

Dumfries And Galloway Minor Ailments Formulary 2018

This MAS Formulary provides guidance on which products should be chosen when pharmacists working in Dumfries and Galloway are treating patients under the Minor Ailments Service.

1 Nov 18