BSW Area Prescribing Committee

The BaNES/Swindon/Wiltshire Area Prescribing Committee (BSW APC) serves the BSW health communities by improving the safe and effective use of medicines, and driving cost effective prescribing across its member organisations. The committee has been running since September 2020.

The core functions of the APC are:-

BSW APC will work with advisory committees from Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust; Salisbury Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire CCG; Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust; Wiltshire Health & Care Partnership NHS Trust; VirginCare; Swindon Community provider and other providers commissioned to provide NHS services by any of these organisations.

BSW APC is committed to improving engagement with its stakeholders and clinicians, for any information please contact the secretary via bswccg.formulary@nhs.net

APC Recent Decisions September 2021
BaNES Heparin Sodium IV Flush - Self Prescribing Guidance
Blueteq - Form Requirements
Policy for Funding Flash Glucose Monitoring for People with Diabetes
End of Life Care Support in Swindon