Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group



Antimicrobial documents


Specials guide January 2019

Special products decision aid

Which medicines require extra care when switching between liquid and tablet/capsule formulations?

Specials recommended by the British Association of Dermatologists

Self care

Self care A5 leaflet

Self care poster

Self care OTC quick guide

Position statement on paracetamol

Paracetamol poster

Controlled drugs

Controlled drugs newsletter

Useful links

Rifaximin-Somerset pathway for hepatic encephalopathy V3

Medicines shortages latest bulletin

National Early Warning Score (NEWS2)

Polypharmacy guidance 2018 (NHS Scotland)

STOMP Everyone working together to stop the over use of psychotropic medicines and to improve people's quality of life

PAMM decision on Freestyle Libre October 2017

NHSE criteria for flash glucose monitoring (Freestyle Libre) from April 1st 2019

Medicines out of stock guidance for pharmacies

Drug monitoring guide Oct 17

Palliative care handbook Wessex Guidelines 8th edition 2014

Shared Care 

Oral nutritional supplementation (ONS) in renal patients Jan 2018

Hypnotic and anxiolytic guidance (with thanks to All Wales Medicines Strategy Group)

INR self monitoring-briefing for GPs

NICE Bites

Guidelines for medicines optimisation in patients with AKI

Potentially problematic drugs in AKI

Prescribing scorecard preferred products 2018-19

Guidelines for the Investigation & Management of vitamin B12 deficiency 

Guidance for healthcare professionals on drug driving

Toolkit on the risks of valproate medicines in female patients

Approved NHS apps


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