Shared Care Protocols/Policies


NOTE:
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.

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Excessive venopuncture may predispose patients to poor venous access later in treatment and should be avoided.

Renal Shared Care Protocols/Policies

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 Link opens in new windowAmiodarone January 2011 [Word 73KB]
LES Link opens in new windowAzathioprine August 2010 [Word 81KB]
[0581] Link opens in new windowBio-Melatonin, Review Date: June 2015 [PDF 76KB]
LES Link opens in new windowCiclosporin oral August 2010 [Word 103KB] 
new[0631] Link opens in new windowClozapine Aberdeen City, Review Date: March 2016 [PFD 70KB]
newLES [0632]  Link opens in new windowClozapine Aberdeenshire, Review Date: March 2016 [PDF 77KB]
LES Link opens in new windowCyclophosphamide oral August 2010 [Word 78KB]