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Shared Care Guidelines

Shared Care Guidelines are local policies to enable GPs to pick up the prescribing and monitoring of medicines/treatments in primary care in agreement with the initiating specialist. If you receive a request to prescribe in the absence of a shared care guideline which you feel is inappropriate please complete an inappropriate request form.

Drug Indications Last Updated Date Review Date
ADHD in children and adults ADHD in children and adults Oct 2016 Sept 2018
Acamprosate (for Derbyshire County only provided by the Alcohol Recovery Partnership) Alcohol abstinence Aug 2017 July 2019
Apomorphine Parkinson's Disease Sept 2016 Aug 2018
Azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine Immunomodulating drugs Sept 2017 Aug 2019
Buprenorphine Substance Misuse Aug 2016 July 2018
Ciclosporin Immunomodulating drugs Aug 2017 July 2019
Cinacalcet Primary hyperparathyroidism May 2017 Apr 2019
Colomycin Pseudomonal lung infection in ADULTS with bronchiectasis May 2017 Apr 2018
D Penicillamine Immunomodulating drugs Jan 2016 Dec 2017
Degarelix Advanced hormone-dependant prostate cancer June 2017 May 2019
Denosumab Osteoporotic fractures in men and post-menopausal women Mar 2017 Feb 2019
Disulfiram (for Derbyshire County only provided by the Alcohol Recovery Partnership) Maintenance of alcohol abstinence Aug 2017 July 2019
Lanreotide and Octreotide Somatostatin analogues Jan 2017 Dec 2018
Leflunomide Immunomodulating drugs Sept 2017 Aug 2019
Liothyronine Depression Nov 2015 Oct 2017
Lithium Mania, hypomania & bipolar disorder June 2017 May 2019
Mercaptopurine/Azathioprine Immunomodulating drugs Sept 2017 Aug 2019
Methadone Substance Misuse Aug 2016 July 2018
Methotrexate Immunomodulating drugs June 2017 May 2019
Methotrexate (for Stepping Hill Hospital and NDCCG only) Immunomodulating drugs Mar 2017 Feb 2019
Naltrexone Substance opioid misuse Sept 2016 Aug 2018
Naltrexone (for Derbyshire County only) Substance alcohol misuse Jan 2016 Dec 2017
Riluzole Motor Neurone Disease Oct 2015 Sept 2017
Sodium Aurothiomalate Immunomodulating drugs Sept 2017 Aug 2019
Somatropin Synthetic Human Growth Hormone Sept 2016 Aug 2018
Sulfasalazine Immunomodulating drugs Aug 2017 July 2019
Vigabatrin (for DTHFT only) Children with epilepsy Jan 2017 Dec 2018