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.

Useful Resource

DMARD Monitoring Quick Reference Guide

Drug

Indications

Last Updated Date

Review Date

ADHD in children and adults

Sept 2018

Mar 2023

Alcohol abstinence

Oct 2019

Sept 2022

Treatment of severe heart rhythm disorder when other treatments cannot be used

Nov 2019

Apr 2023

Parkinson's Disease

Aug 2021

July 2024

Immunomodulating drugs

Sept 2019

Aug 2022

For use in adult respiratory infections

Aug 2022

July 2025

Substance Misuse

Dec 2021

Nov 2024

Immunomodulating drugs

Aug 2019

Jan 2023

Immunomodulating drugs

Nov 2019

Oct 2022

Advanced hormone-dependant prostate cancer

May 2022

Apr 2025

Osteoporotic fractures in men and post-menopausal women

June 2022

May 2025

Maintenance of alcohol abstinence

Oct 2019

Sept 2022

For the maintenance of sinus rhythm after successful cardioversion

Oct 2019

Mar 2023

Somatostatin analogues

Jan 2021

Dec 2023

Immunomodulating drugs

Nov 2019

Apr 2023

Hypothyroidism

Nov 2022

Oct 2025

Mania, hypomania & bipolar disorder

July 2019

June 2023

Immunomodulating drugs

Sept 2019

Aug 2022

Substance Misuse

Dec 2021

Nov 2024

Immunomodulating drugs

Aug 2019

Jan 2023

Substance opioid misuse

Dec 2021

Nov 2024

Substance alcohol misuse

Nov 2019

Oct 2022

Motor Neurone Disease

Oct 2019

Feb 2023

Synthetic Human Growth Hormone

Aug 2021

July 2024

Immunomodulating drugs

July 2019

June 2023

Children with epilepsy

Jan 2021

Dec 2023

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