Prescribing Committees​

Southwark CCG Prescribing Committee

This committee has representation from GPs, Nurses and Pharmacists working in Southwark who have a good understanding of local health issues. The decisions, clinical guidelines and protocols which are approved by this committee are specific for people in the borough of Southwark. These documents are available below.

Some decisions are also made after joint discussions with Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group and our local hospitals  - this is through the Lambeth and Southwark Joint Prescribing Committee.  For any enquiries relating to medicines guidelines in NHS Southwark CCG please contact or by phone on 020 7525 3253.

South East London Area Prescribing Committee 

Southwark CCG is a member of the  South East London Area Prescribing Committee (APC) – this Committee was established in 2013 and is a partnership committee which discusses and makes recommendations on medicines issues across South East London.

Partner NHS organisations in South East London who are part of the APC are:

  • Bexley CCG
  • Bromley CCG
  • Greenwich CCG
  • Lambeth CCG
  • Lewisham CCG
  • Southwark CCG
  • Guys and St Thomas Foundation Trust
  • Kings College Hospital Foundation Trust
  • South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust
  • Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
The committee also has representation from local Healthwatch organisations, NHS England London Area Team, and support from Medicines Information Services and the South London Commissioning Support Unit.

As the South East London APC is hosted by Lambeth CCG, recommendations and guidelines development by the Committee can be accessed via the NHS Lambeth CCG APC website pages