Treatment Guidelines

Creatinine Clearance Calculator

Deprescribing in Frailty

Emergency Drug Dose Cards

End of Life Care - Prescribing Guidance 

Emergency Department  adult guidelines (intranet link only)

Emergency Department paediatric guidelines (intranet link only)

Emergency Department Resuscitation guidelines (intranet link only)

Paediatric Department Guidelines (intranet link only)

1. Gastrointestinal System

Oral Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI)
Intravenous Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI)
Clopidogrel / PPI interaction
Laxative Guideline

2. Cardiovascular System

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
Adenosine infusion (for Fractional Flow Reserve testing)
Anticoagulants (oral) - management of bleeding
Anticoagulants - switching
Atrial Fibrillation / Atrial Flutter - acute management in ED (intranet link only)
Clopidogrel / PPI interaction
Contrast-induced Nephropathy Prophylaxis
Digoxin - being updated
Digoxin overdose - DigiFab
Dobutamine infusion
Fluid Resuscitation
GTN infusion chart
Heparin (unfractionated) infusion
Iloprost for severe Raynaud's Phenomenon - being updated
Novel Oral Anticoagulant (NOAC) 'Bridging' Protocol - Management of NOACs During Elective Procedures
Prophylaxis/Treatment of VTE in renal impairment
Statin Guideline 
Thrombolysis of Massive Pulmonary Embolus (PE)
Warfarin Initiation
Warfarin 'Bridging' Protocol - Management of Warfarin During Elective Procedures
Warfarin: Management of high INR or bleeding

3. Respiratory System

Asthma inhaler guideline
COPD inhaler guideline
Thrombolysis of Massive Pulmonary Embolus (PE)

4. CNS System

Alcohol Detoxification
Alcohol Detoxification Regimen
Anti-emetics choice of therapy
Dementia agitation pathway
Domperidone - MHRA restrictions
Emergency Sedation (formerly Rapid Tranquillisation)
Ketamine - (multimodal analgesia)
MAOI Diet Restrictions Advice
Morphine Allergy - Pain Treatment
Neuropathic Pain
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) - inpatients (non-pregnant)
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) - inpatients (pregnant)
Opioid Equivalence Chart
Management of Opioid Users - inpatients
Pain Formulary
Parkinson's Disease - Medicines Management in Inpatients
Post-operative Nausea & Vomiting (PONV)
Status Epilepticus

5. Infections

Antibiotic Guidelines (GHNHSFT)
Antibiotic Guidelines (Primary Care)
Antibiotic Guidelines (Community Hospitals)

MRSA Guideline (GHNHSFT)

6. Endocrine System

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Guideline
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Insulin Formulary
Peri-operative Diabetes Management
Corticosteroids Peri-operative Management
Corticosteroid Withdrawal
Osteoporosis Guideline
Short Synacthen Test (intranet)

7. Obstetrics, gynaecology & urinary-tract disorders

8. Malignant disease & immunosuppression

Darbepoetin Alfa for anaemia in patients receiving chemotherapy
Glucarpidase for methotrexate-induced renal dysfunction
Idelalisib and Rituximab protocol
Methylthioninium chloride (Proveblue) for ifosfamide induced encephalopathy [previously known as 'methylene blue'] 
Tumour Lysis Syndrome

9. Nutrition & blood






Cosmofer® (iron dextran) total dose infusion
Venofer® (iron sucrose) administration - being updated
Preoperative management of anaemia

Vitamin D deficiency treatment
Vitamins / Minerals Policy

Intravenous Fluid Management

Plerixafor - stem cell mobilisation

10. Musculoskeletal & joint diseases



11. Eye

Dry Eye Treatment

12. Ear, nose & oropharynx

Mouthcare Guideline

13. Skin

Dithranol in Lassar's Paste
Potassium Permanganate


Stevens-Johnson Syndrome & Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis


14. Immunological products & vaccines

15. Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia for Fractured Neck of Femur