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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound managment products and elasticated garments - Full Chapter
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Community Wound Care Formulary

Wound infection pathway

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A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Silver
A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Low adherence dressings
A5.03.03  Expand sub section  With charcoal
A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Soft polymer dressings
A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Hydrocolloid dressings to top
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Restricted Drug Restricted In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient.
  • GPs may initiate in line with Notts APC guideline for antimicrobial woundcare products.
  • At SFH for use only on recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team.
  • Available as 1x45cm and 2x45cm.  
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    A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Foam dressings
    A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Alginate dressings
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     Non Formulary Items
    Aquacel Ag flat

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    Non Formulary Previously available in the Wound Care Formulary for restricted use. Now replaced by Suprasorb A + Ag
     
      
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    Restricted Drug
    Unlicensed Drug
    Unlicensed
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    SMC
    Scottish Medicines Consortium
    Cytotoxic Drug
    Cytotoxic Drug
    CD
    Controlled Drug
    High Cost Medicine
    High Cost Medicine
    Cancer Drugs Fund
    Cancer Drugs Fund
    NHSE
    NHS England
    Homecare
    Homecare
    CCG
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    Amber

    Medicines which are suitable to be prescribed in primary care only after specialist recommendation. Ongoing prescribing by primary care includes titration of dose and assessment of efficacy. There is no need for ongoing monitoring other than for general adverse effects as listed in the BNF & SPC.  

    Amber Shared Care

    Medicines which are suitable to be prescribed in primary care only after specialist recommendation only under a shared care protocol once the patient has been stabilised. Prior agreement must be obtained by the specialist from the primary care provider before prescribing responsibility is transferred. The shared care protocol must be approved by the Harrogate & Rurual District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC).   

    Black

    Medicines which the Harrogate & Rural District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC) has reviewed and does not recommend for use at present based on a review of clinical and/or cost effectiveness data.   

    Green

    Medicines suitable for routine use and can be prescribed within primary care within their licensed indication in accordance with nationally recognised formularies e.g. BNF, BNF for Children, Palliative Care Formulary. Primary care prescribers take full responsibility for prescribing.  

    Grey

    Medicines which the Harrogate & Rural District Area Prescribing Committee (HaRD APC) have not yet reviewed.   

    Red

    Medicines for hospital use only. The responsibility for initiation and monitoring treatment should rest with an appropriate hospital clinician. The drug should be supplied by the hospital for the duration of the treatment course. Primary care prescriber initiation or continuation of treatemnt is not recommended.  

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