All material on this website is aimed at healthcare professionals working in BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire.

Members of the public seeking advice on medicine-related matters are encouraged to speak with their GP, pharmacist or nurse, or out of hours contact the NHS 111 service by telephoning 111.

BSW APC is a joint partnership working 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; HCRG care group; 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.

The BSW APC started with our inaugural meeting in September 2020. Further information including workplan and recent decisions will be included here in due course. In the interim, for any information please contact the secretary via

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 core functions of the APC are:-

Declarations of Interest Process

Declarations of Interest Policy and Form

BSW APC Technical Group Terms of Reference

BSW APC Terms of Reference

BSW Shared Care Agreement Template

Meeting Dates


January 2024 - Cancelled
8th February 2024
7th March 2024
18th April 2024
9th May 2024
11th June 2024
9th July 2024
13th August 2024
10th September 2024
8th October 2024
12th November 2024
10th December 2024


25th January 2024
29th February 2024
21st March 2024
25th April 2024
23rd May 2024
27th June 2024
18th July 2024
August 2024 - No Meeting
12th September 2024
24th October 2024
23rd November 2024
12th December 2024

Attendance Full meeting - all members
Attendance Technical meeting - pharmacists only

Meetings will operate via MSTeams

For further information please contact the secretary via