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Clinical Guidelines

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Date Posted: 12 - September - 2022
BNF chapter: Respiratory system
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Date Posted: 15 - November - 2022
BNF chapter: Respiratory system

This asthma summary guideline has been created in collaboration with the Lancashire and South Cumbria Clinical Asthma Group led by Dr Aashish Vyas, with the aim to provide a consistent approach to asthma treatment for adults within LSCMMG.

BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the Management of Asthma

NICE NG80 - Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and Chronic Asthma Management

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Date Posted: 19 - February - 2020
BNF chapter: Respiratory system
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Date Posted: 01 - March - 2018
BNF chapter: Respiratory system
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The Lancashire and South Cumbria Self-Care and Access to OTC Medicines – Template policy has been developed for use by care homes in Lancashire and South Cumbria. The policy must be reviewed by each care home for suitability and finalised prior to use.
This policy MUST be read in conjunction with the local or care home medicines policy
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In developing local commissioning policies, the CCG will commission treatments or services which accord with all of the following principles:

  • Appropriateness
  • Effectiveness
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Ethics
  • Affordability

A number of treatments which should be considered a LOW PRIORITY are detailed within this policy

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Guidance on consensus approaches to managing Palliative Care Symptoms

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The purpose of this guidance is to outline recommendations for prescribing within primary care in Lancashire and South Cumbria. It is intended to provide information on current best practice including providing advice on prescribing situations which are not always clear so as to ensure a consistent approach by primary care prescribers across Lancashire and South Cumbria. All prescribers are encouraged to follow this guide.