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The list below details all additions & changes to content on this site since May 2021

Date Page added/updated Notes

30/11/2021

Updated: Neonatal intubation

Replaces Intubation and premedication for neonates

26/11/2021

Updated: Major Incident Plan

Minor edit to phone numbers

24/11/2021

Updated: Major Incident Plan 

Minor numbering edit in full text of plan - action cards not affected

22/11/2021

Updated: Major Incident Plan (v9, Nov 2021)

Updated: Policy & Guidelines for the Safe Prescribing, Dispensing & Administration of Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT)

New: Isolates reported as 'I' (susceptible increased exposure) - dosing schedules for neonates and children

Removed: Anti-fungal policy (haematology/oncology)

 

17/11/2021

Updated: Nephrolithiasis and/or nephrocalcinosis (management and evaluation)

 

16/11/2021

New: Developmental care guideline

Updated: Respiratory Management of Preterm Infants

Updated: Less Invasive Surfactant Administration (LISA), neonatal guideline

Updated: Developmental dysplasia of the hips (DDH) and congenital foot deformities

 

08/11/2021

New: Neonatal Thyrotoxicosis

 
03/11/2021 Updated: Booster immunisation of patients treated with standard dose chemotherapy New version of GP letter (appendix 1)
28/10/2021

Updated: Proteinuria on urinalysis in the Emergency Department

Updated: Management and investigation of bloody diarrhoea and haemolytic uraemic syndrome

Removed: Bloody Diarrhoea and Clinically Suspected or Confirmed Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Infections

 

20/10/2021

Updated: Malaria treatment guidelines

Removed: Covid-19 intubation checklist

Updated: 2222

 

 

UK Resuscitation Council guidelines updated with 2021 versions.

08/10/2021

New: RHC ED, CDU & Outpatient pathway for Infants with suspected Non IgE Cows milk protein allergy (CMPA)

 

26/09/2021

Updated: Diabetes guidelines now link to content on the http://www.ggc-youngdiabetes.org/ website

Updated links:

22/09/2021

New: Greenbook Chapter 14a: COVID-19

 

21/09/2021

New: Neuroprotection Care Pathway for Infants with Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy: Cot-side Decision-Making Aids for Referring Centres

 

16/09/2021

Updated: COBIS burns guidelines updated

 

13/09/2021

Updated: Cardiac genetics pathway for infants with congenital heart disease and the appropriate utilisation of irradiated blood

 

06/09/2021

New: Neuroprotection Care Pathway for Infants with Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy

 

01/09/2021

Updated: Major haemorrhage protocol

Updated: Covid-19 patient pathway 2020 – RHCG clinical policy

V5

V38. Section 13 updated with link to policy on isolation exemption

30/08/2021

New: Suspected vascular injury clinical care pathway

 

24/08/2021

Updated: Covid-19 patient pathway 2020 – RHCG clinical policy

Updated: Major Incident Plan

V36 Section 7: Update to Trakcare ordering; Section 13: Covid-19 isolation exemption checklist

Amendments to sections 8.3 + 8.4

17/08/2021

New: Tertiary Survey Proforma for trauma – RHCG

Updated: COVID-19 Theatre Processes RHC Glasgow

New: Large bore veno-venous lines (e.g. "GamCaths") - SOP for first usage and troubleshooting

 

11/08/2021

Updated: Covid-19 patient pathway 2020 – RHCG clinical policy

V36 New section detailing isolation exemptions for health and social care staff as per Scottish Government framework.

 

Updated: Covid-19 swab transit - RHC Standard Operating Procedure

New: Pathway for children admitted to PICU at RHC when there is a concern of abuse or neglect

New: Social work contact details, Scotland

V9

02/08/2021

Updated: Virological assessment of fetuses and neonates

Updated: Paediatric cardiac & thoracic surgery and cardiology ordering schedule for blood & blood products

Updated: Inpatient echocardiograms not requiring Cardiology consultation

 

14/07/2021

New: Hypertension in neonatal patients

New: Prolonged jaundice Neonates

 

13/07/2021

New: Proton Pump Inhibitor guideline for neonates and paediatrics

New: Prophylaxis for infective endocarditis in dental patients undergoing interventional procedures (adults and children)

 

12/07/2021

Updated: Referral Pathways for Head Injury Patients from Emergency Departments to RHC

Updated: Head injury guideline (Emergency Department)

New: Parenteral feeding of preterm and term infant

Updated: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC Lines) - Neonatology guideline

Updated: Empiric infection management guidelines, paediatrics, Primary Care

 

 

 

 

 

 

v5

30/06/2021

Updated: Covid-19 patient pathway 2020 – RHCG clinical policy

v35 Update to process for requesting laboratory testing for other respiratory viruses in children under 2 & requesting extended respiratory screen for patients in other categories.

28/06/2021

Updated: Spillage procedures for chemotherapy

v4

23/06/2021

Updated: RHCG Major Trauma Team Emergency Department Activation and Response - Standard Operating Procedure

New: Call out of cardiac theatre and perfusion team for advanced trauma call

 

21/06/2021

New: Paediatric Procedural Sedation with IV Ketamine SOP – RHCG ED

New: Ketamine sedation: information leaflet for parents and caregivers

New: IV Ketamine Paediatric Sedation Proforma

 

17/06/2021

New: contact numbers for Cardiac Senior Registrar & Duty Cardiac Perfusionist added to Contact Numbers list

 

11/06/2021

New: Viral Haemorrhagic Fever (VHF) patient pathway 2021

 

07/06/2021

New: Referral to Paediatric Major Trauma Centres in Scotland

New: Major Trauma Single Point of Contact (SPOC) SOP – RHCG

 

25/05/2021

New: Referral Pathways for Head Injury Patients from Emergency Departments to RHC

Updated: Guideline for Emergency Departments, Minor Injury Units and Receiving Units where a child or young person presents under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs

 

17/05/2021

New: Hand washing policy (neonatal guidelines)

New: Epilepsies in children and young people (SIGN 159)

 

SIGN Guidelines

13/05/2021

Updated: Investigation & Management of chemotherapy & radiotherapy induced diarrhoea & constipation in Haematology/Oncology (non-HSCT) patients