On this page you will find any general prescribing polices that have been approved by GMMMG or its Subgroups, unless otherwise indicated.

Documents are listed alphabetically. The table headings below are active links; click a heading to sort in ascending or descending order.

Document Title Issue Date Review Date Status
Conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care 20240117 Jan 2024
Generic Prescribing Guidelines 20190217 Feb 2019 20220217 Feb 2022 Under Review
Gluten Free Foods 20191217 Dec 2019 20221217 Dec 2022
Guidance for the covert administration of medication 20201117 Nov 2020 20211117 Nov 2021
Guidance on the issue of prescriptions in response to patient concerns over stock shortages 20190117 Jan 2019
Guidance for 7 day prescriptions 20170917 Sep 2017
Non-Medical Prescribing Best Practice Guide 20240417 Apr 2024
Patient Group Directions (PGDs) for immunisations External link to immunisation PGDs authorised by GMHSCP.
Prescribing following a private consultation 20130517 May 2013
Repeat Item Request Guidance for Dispensers and Suppliers of Medicines, Appliances and Nutritional Supplements 20180617 Jun 2018 20210617 Jun 2021
Travel Abroad Policy 20170817 Aug 2017 20190817 Aug 2019
Vitamin D Support Guidance 20210317 Mar 2021 20230317 Mar 2023