Editorial Group and Acknowledgements

Editorial Group

Faria Qureshi Lead Pharmacist, Therapeutics Handbook, QEUH (chair)

Caroline Thomson Senior Pharmacist, Therapeutics Handbook, QEUH (vice chair)

Michael Brett Consultant Anaesthetist, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, RAH

Allan Cameron Consultant Physician, Acute Medicine, GRI

Alistair Cormack Consultant Physician and Cardiologist, Emergency Care and Medical Services, RAH

Ruth Forrest Lead Clinical Pharmacist, Surgery and Anaesthetics, QEUH

Pauline Grose Consultant Physician, Acute Medicine, GRI

Stuart Hutchison Doctor, NHSGGC

Neil McGlinchey Consultant in Respiratory, QEUH

David McGrane Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, QEUH

Elaine McIvor Senior Pharmacist Medicines Education, GRI

Cieran McKiernan Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Emergency Care and Medical Services, QEUH

Graham Naismith Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, RAH

Catherine Russell Doctor, Diabetes and Endocrinology, NHSGGC

Lee Stewart Antimicrobial Pharmacist, South Glasgow Hospitals, QEUH 

Selina Tsim Consultant Physician, Respiratory Medicine, QEUH


A huge number of people were involved in this work and there simply isn’t space here to list them all. The editorial group would like to extend a huge vote of thanks to everyone who has given their opinion or spent their valuable time contributing to the chapters which follow. The publication would not have been possible without such widespread input across NHSGGC. The following people have been heavily involved on specific therapeutic topics and deserve a special vote of thanks.

Keith Addie, Dr Ken James and all the pain specialists across NHSGGC (Acute Pain and Post Operative Nausea and Vomiting guidelines).

Yasmin Al-Din, Dr Donald Grosset, Carol Vennard and Dr Steven Wishart (Parkinson’s disease guideline)

Dr Lynne Anderson (Blood transfusion guideline, Major Haemorrhage guideline)

Dr David Baird, Dr Stephen Barclay, Dr Scott Calvert, Dr Fiona Finlay, Dr Rachel Swann (Analgesic and Antiemetic Prescribing in Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis) 

Dr Steve Cleland, Dr Andrew Kernohan and specialists across NHSGGC (Endocrinology)

Fiona Diston (Editorial support)

Dr Ewan Forrest and Barbara McMenemy (Alcohol withdrawal and vitamin supplementation guideline)

Kathrin Greschner (Editorial support)

Dr Russell Hewett, Laura Stobo, Emma Russell and Pamela McTavish (Neurology)

Jennifer Laskey, Dr Carrie Featherstone, Dr Ros Glasspool, Cathy Hutchison, Dr Allan James, Dr Mike Leach, Dr Colin Lindsay, Dr Alison Mitchell, Dr Caroline O’Dowd, Dr Anne Parker, and other specialists across NHSGGC (Oncology guidelines)

Dr Puo Nen Lim, Dr Lucy Johnston and Dr Grant Wylie (Dermatology)

Dr Christine McAlpine and the Stroke specialists across NHSGGC (Stroke)

Barbara McMenemy and Dr Samantha Perry (Drug misuse guideline)

Dr David Murdoch, Dr Mitchell Lindsay and the Cardiology specialists across NHSGGC (Cardiology)

Alister Maclaren (Good prescribing guide)

Dr Graham Naismith, Dr John Morris and GI specialists across NHSGGGC (Gastrointestinal)

Dr Maurizio Panarelli, Biochemists across NHSGGC, Dr Stephen Gallacher and Dr Andrew Gallagher (Electrolyte Disturbances).

Fiona Ritchie, Claire O'Neill and the Palliative Care specialists across NHSGGC (Palliative Care and Persistent Pain in Older Patients guideline) 

Dr Gillian Roberts, Margaret Maskrey and the rheumatology consultants across NHSGGC (Musculoskeletal and Joint Disease)

Dr Andrew Seaton, Ysobel Gourlay, Dr Brian Jones and other specialists (Infection)

Dr Kate Stevens and Dr Mark Findlay (Renal)

Prof Campbell Tait, Dr Catherine Bagot, Lindsay Chisholm, Dr John Crawford, Dr Gregor Imrie, Geraldine Jordan, Katherine MacIntosh, Catherine McLaughlin and other specialists across NHSGGC (Anticoagulation guidelines)

Mantej Chahal (Controlled drugs prescribing)

Dr Alison Thomson and the antimicrobial pharmacy team (Dosing schedules for drugs with narrow therapeutic ranges and therapeutic drug monitoring)

Andrew Walker (Depression and night sedation guidelines)

Dr Steven Wishart and Dr Hazel Miller (Acutely disturbed patients, including delirium guideline)


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