GGC Medicines

Adult Therapeutics Handbook

The GGC Medicines - Adult Therapeutics Handbook resource is intended as a reference source for education about the safe and effective use of medicines. The content is intended for use by healthcare professionals working in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. The information provides a starting point for the immediate management of many common medical conditions and situations. It is recognised, of course, that the guidance within the Handbook will not be suitable for every situation and is not intended to be a substitute for specialist expertise and clinical judgement.


If you access the Adult Therapeutics Handbook via the mobile device app, ensure your content is up to date by completing the following steps.

 Within your app:

• Select the “Introduction” chapter
• Select the “Editorial Group and Acknowledgements” section
• Scroll to the very bottom of the page and check the “Content last updated” date.


GGC Medicines App (March 2019): Known issues affecting Android devices

Following on from crashes reported by some Android device users we have released a new version of the Android app that can be downloaded from Google Play.  Android users are encouraged to update the app as soon as possible.


The last content update to the GGC Medicines Adult Therapeutic Handbook was on 25.02.2019.