Prescribing Guidelines

Below you can find Prescribing guidelines and their review dates

Prescribing guidelines       

Actinic Keratosis - June 2018

Alcohol relapse prevention: Prescribing guideline for continuing alcohol relapse prevention medication in primary care - April 2022

Angina: treatment algorithm for stable angina - March 2021

Anticoagulant monitoring service standard operating procedure  April 2020

Antiplatelets in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease - October 2020

Asthma guidelines - On publication of BTS 19 guideline

Atrial Fibrillation - Anticoagulation for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation - August 2020

Chronic heart failure with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (HFrEF): pharmacological management in primary care – March 2022

Continence (Sheffield Integrated Continence Service Adult Formulary) - June 2022

COPD treatment algorithm - On publication of NICE guideline 2018/19

COPD Inhaled corticosteroid withdrawal protocol - February 2021

Cows’ milk protein allergy (CMPA) or lactose intolerance guidelines - May 2019

Diabetes - Guidelines relating to Diabetes management

Dysphagia: Guidelines on the administration of medication to patients with dysphagia       

Fosfomycin – Product Information - June 2020

Freestyle Libre - Position Statement for Prescribing of Freestyle Libre - April 2020

Gender Dysphoria - primary care guidance from SHSC on the prescribing and monitoring of hormone treatments

Gluten Free: Summary of recommendations for gluten free prescribing - April 2022

  • For information to support a gluten free diet and a leaflet to explain the recent prescribing recommendations to patients, see embedded links

HypertensionSheffield hypertension guidelines  - July 2019

Hypertension - Blood Pressure Management in adults with Diabetes - July 2020

Ibandronic acid in post-menopausal women with breast cancer – guideline - July 2019.

Immunoglobulin: home therapy booklet for GPs  - March 2018

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - with constipation (IBS-C) in adults – February 2022

Liothyronine Q&A - September 2021

Lipid Modification Guidelines -  March 2020

Malnutrition and oral nutritional supplement prescribing - September 2019 (all documents)

Medication loading dosesPreventing fatalities from medication loading doses    October 2014 

Midodrine - February 2020

Oral Anti-Cancer MedicinesGuidance to Support the Prescribing, Dispensing and Administration of Oral Anti-Cancer Medicines in Primary Care - July 2015

Oral Health - a guide for GPs - January 2019

Oral Health - a guide for dental practitioners - January 2019

Oral thrush: Prescribing for oral thrush in babies under 28 days old and prescribing for surface and ductal thrush in lactating women - June 2017

Pain Management

Palliative Care

Proton Pump Inhibitors Guideline For Managing Proton Pump Inhibitors Balance of Benefits against Risks – September 2021

Prucalopride (Resolor®) – Advice for GPs when prescribed after consultation with Chronic Constipation Clinic - February 2022

QT Prolongation - What issues should be considered regarding drug induced QT Prolongation: Medicines Q&A's

Self-care guidance - Prepared October 2018

Sildenafil - Generic Sildenafil Guideline - October 2019

Special medicinesGuidance on prescribing specials - July 2020

Stop List - Prepared November 2017

Stroke & TIA - Sheffield Primary Care Guidelines for Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack: - February 2022

Tamoxifen: Breast Cancer Chemoprevention - April 2017

Vitamin D

Last updated on 16/10/2019 by KerryWade