This Section is designed for healthcare professionals and GP Practice staff.

For public information, please visit the Brighton and Hove CCG public home page.

Prescribing - Endocrine

Below, you can find documents to support clinical prescribing for conditions of the endocrine system.

Return to the Clinical Prescribing Documents and Resources page

Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Adults

Guidelines on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Adults is for use by prescribers

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management team

Quick reference guide - Management of Type 2 Diabetes BP and Glucose control

The Quick reference guide - Management of Type 2 Diabetes BP and Glucose control is for use by prescribers

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management team

Guidelines on Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose for People with Diabetes

Guidelines on Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose for People with Diabetes is for use by prescribers

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management team

Formulary Blood Glucose Meters and Test Strips

Formulary Blood Glucose Meters and Test Strips is for use by prescribers

It was created by Brighton and Hove Medicines Management Team in May 2015.

This document should be used in conjunction with the Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose for People with Diabetes document above.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management team

Position Statement on flash glucose monitoring

The CCGs have now adopted NHS England's guidance on Flash Glucose Monitoring: National arrangements for funding of relevant diabetes patients.  The March 2019 Brighton Area Prescribing Committee agreed to fund in line with Annex A: Criteria for NHS England Flash Glucose Monitoring Reimbursement 

This replaces the CCGs' local position statement issued in November 2017.

Flash Glucose Monitoring remains as Specialist Initiation only. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Medicines Management team

Management Guidelines on Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

The Management Guidelines for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy is available HERE.

They are for use by clinicians.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

Patient Information Leaflet on Stopping Biphosphonates

Patient Information Leaflet on Stopping Biphosphonates is for use by prescribers.

It was created by Brighton and Hove Medicines Management Team in January 2015

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management team

Patient Information Leaflet - How can bisphosphonate drugs help prevent some women’s breast cancer spreading

The Patient Information Leaflet - How can bisphosphonate drugs help prevent some women’s breast cancer spreading is for use by patients.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

 

Patient Information Leaflet - Testosterone Therapy in Women

The Patient Information Leaflet - Testosterone Therapy in Women is for use by patients.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management team

Information for patients currently treated with T3 (liothyronine)

Pleae follow the link for information for patients currently treated with T3 (liothyronine) .

GPs may also find the leaflet useful when discussing T3 discontinuation with patients.

It was created by Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust in September 2016.