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REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways & Joint Formulary

BNSSG Adult Joint Formulary

2. Cardiovascular System Guidelines

Anticoagulation Guidance


DOAC Decision Aid Tool for non-valvular AF(July 2022)

Summary of considerations when prescribing a DOAC in non-valvular AF

BNSSG Guidance on switching between oral anticoagulants (July 2022)

BNSSG ICS Warfarin Counselling checklist 

BNSSG ICS DOACs Counselling checklist 

Edoxaban Switch Protocol

Shared decision making tool - Low dose Rivaroxaban plus aspirin for prevention of Cardiovascular events 


Management of Subtherapeutic INR in the community

Management of High INR in the community.


Anticoagulation Patient Information






Antiplatelet Guidance


BNSSG Guidelines for the Prescribing of Antiplatelets


Heart Failure Guidance


Primary Care Heart Failure Treatment Guideline

Practical Guidance on how to use Heart Failure Medications

Traffic light: How to monitor renal function and potassium rises in stable Heart Failure

Use of Dapagliflozin & Empagliflozin (SGLT2i) in Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

 See 'Endocrine System Guidelines' page for the 'Advice on the use of SGLT-2 inhibitors in Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease'


Lipid Guidance


BNSSG Management of Blood Lipid Levels

Inclisiran Clinical Guidelines

Inclisiran Information for Primary Care

AAC/NHSE Statin Intolerance Pathway

Management of Hypertriglyceridaemia in Primary Care


For guidelines relating to appliances and devices, including hosiery and garments, see 21. Appliances and Part IX