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Information for Clinical Staff

Thank you for taking part in our Tower Hamlets GP Access services, working for the Tower Hamlets GP Care Group. We hope that the summary below of the GP Access Fund Locum guide will support you in doing just that. We are collecting data throughout the pilot to determine the best service model for the hubs and the demand for services during evenings and weekends.

We hope you will enjoy working for the Care Group and provide us with feedback whenever you feel there are services or staff experiences we could improve on.

Clinical Hubs Resources

 

Feedback

You can email us your feedback on thgpcg.pmafadmin@nhs.net

 

Prescribing Guidelines

 

1 March 2019

 

Cough (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng120

 

Helicobactr Pylori in dyspepsia: test and treat

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/helicobacter-pylori-diagnosis-and-treatment

 

 

18 December 2018

 

Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng88

 

Prescribing Gluten Free products

https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/prescribing-gluten-free-foods-in-primary-care-guidance-for-ccgs/

 

Vitamin D and bone health

https://nos.org.uk/media/100231/nos_vitamin_d_and_bone_-health_in_adults_web.pdf

 

Safe & secure handling of medicines

https://www.rpharms.com/recognition/setting-professional-standards/safe-and-secure-handling-of-medicines/professional-guidance-on-the-safe-and-secure-handling-of-medicines

 

Bronchiectasis Guidance

https://thorax.bmj.com/content/74/1/1

 

COPD guidance – diagnosis and management & Antimicrobial prescribing

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng115

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng114

 

 

22 March 2018

 

Guidance on Prescribing Responsibilities between Primary& Secondary Care

https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/responsibility-prescribing-between-primary-secondary-care-v2.pdf

 

Prednisolone in people with systemic sclerosis

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/7650/smpc

 

Changes to Augmentin SPC to include systemic eosinophilia and systemic symptoms as potential adverse reaction

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/280/smpc

 

Ulipristol and monitoring LFTs

https://www.gov.uk/drug-safety-update/esmya-ulipristal-acetate-for-uterine-fibroids-do-not-initiate-or-re-start-treatment-monitor-liver-function-in-current-and-recent-users

 

Addition of intestinal obstruction to adverse reactions for dulaglutide

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/8246/smpc

 

New Guidance on the assessment and management of heavy menstrual bleeding

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng88

 

15 Feb 2018

 

Norethisterone 5mg

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/1717/smpc

 

Norethisterone 350mcg

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/1146/smpc

 

SIGN Migraine guideline

http://www.sign.ac.uk/assets/sign155.pdf