Shared Care Protocols/Policies
GP practices should be aware that they are only required to undertake blood monitoring for renal patients in exceptional circumstances. The renal physicians will contact the practice directly to arrange this.
* Excessive venopuncture may predispose patients to poor venous access later in treatment and should be avoided.
Listed below are the locally agreed shared care protocols. These documents should be completed by consultants before sending to the prescribing GP. [LES = local enhanced service].
Not applicable to *renal patients, paediatrics and some ophthalmology patients - to be arranged on a case-by case basis by the ophthamology specialists
LES Ciclosporin oral August 2010 [Word 103KB]
Clozapine Aberdeen City extension to November 2013 [Word 180KB]
LES Leflunomide August 2010 [Word 82KB]
LES  Lithium - November 2011 [Word 83KB]
LES Mycophenolate mofetil August 2010 [Word 78KB]
LES Penicillamine August 2010 [Word 77KB]
LES Sulfasalazine August 2010 [Word 84KB]
LES Tacrolimus oral August 2010 [Word 83KB]
LES Tenofovir June 2010 [Word 88KB]