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


11th January 2023
8th February 2023
8th March 2023
29th March 2023 (April Technical)
3rd May 2023
7th June 2023
5th July 2023
2nd August 2023
6th September 2023
4th October 2023
1st November 2023
6th December 2023


26th January 2023
23rd February 2023
23rd March 2023
27th April 2023
25th May 2023
29th June 2023
20th July 2023
24th August 2023
21st September 2023
19th October 2023
23rd November 2023
14th December 2023

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

Meetings will operate via MSTeams

For further information please contact the secretary via