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A5.01  Basic wound contact dressings
A5.01.01  Low adherence dressings
N/A Ultra
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At NUH ordered via NHS Supplies by each ward (not available from pharmacy). Not routinely available at SFH

  • Available as 9.5x9.5cm, 19x9.5cm, 19x19cm
 
   
Atrauman
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At NUH ordered via NHS Supplies by each ward (not available from pharmacy). Not routinely available at SFH

  • Available as 5x5cm, 7.5x10cm, 10x20cm, 20x30cm
 
   
A5.01.02  Absorbent dressings
A5.01.02  For lightly exuding wounds
Softpore
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In secondary care ordered via NHS Supplies by each ward. Not available from pharmacy.

  • Available as 6x7cm, 10x10cm, 10x15cm, 10x20cm, 10x25cm, 10x30cm, 10x35cm
  • Only 6x7cm and 10x10cm sizes routinely available at SFH
 
   
Telfa
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In secondary care, ordered via NHS Supplies by each ward. Not available from pharmacy.
Available as 5x 7.5cm, 10x 7.5cm, 20x 7.5cm

 
   
Insight Tracheostomy Dressing
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  • Available as 80x80mm
  • Not available on FP10- for FP10 options see Permafoam and Trachi-Dress
     
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    A5.01.02  For moderately to heavily exuding wounds to top
    Eclypse Non-adherent
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    • Replaced by Zetuvit E as per SFH dressings formulary.
      On specialist advice; second line choice as per SFH dressings formulary.
      At SFH, wards to order direct from NHS Supplies
      At NUH, can be ordered from Pharmacy if advised by tissue viability
    • Available as 15x15cm, 20x30cm, 60x40cm and 60x70cm boot (for use in exceptional circumstances only)
     
       
    Trachi-Dress
    (Tracheostomy dressing)
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    Formulary Available as 60x82mm and 80x100mm 
       
    Zetuvit E Sterile
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    At NUH wards to order direct from NHS Supplies. Not routinely available at SFH

    • Available as 10x10cm, 10x20cm, 20x20cm and 20x40cm
     
       
    A5.01.02  For heavily exuding wounds
    A5.02  Advanced wound dressings
    A5.02.01  Hydrogel dressings
    A5.02.01  Hydrogel application (amorphous)
    Aquaform gel
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    Green
  • Replaced ActivHeal Gel on Sept 2016. 
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    A5.02.01  Hydrogel sheet dressings to top
    Hydrosorb
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    At SFH, wards order direct from NHS Supplies.

    • Available as 5x 7.5cm and 10x 10cm
     
       
    Hydrosorb Comfort
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    At SFH, wards order direct from NHS Supplies.

    • Available as 4.5x6.5cm, 7.5x10cm and 12.5x12.5cm
     
       
    A5.02.01.01  Sodium hyaluronate dressings
    A5.02.02  Vapour-permeable films and membranes
    A5.02.02  Vapour-permeable Adhesive Film Dressing (Semi-permeable Adhesive Dressing)
    Clearfilm
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    SFH: Replaced Hydrofilm in the dressings formulary.

     
       
    A5.02.02  Vapour-permeable Adhesive Film Dressing with absorbent pad
    Tegaderm with pad
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    Formulary Replaced Hydrofilm Plus on Sept 2016 
       
    A5.02.02  For intravenous and subcutaneous catheter sites to top
    A5.02.03  Soft polymer dressings
    Allevyn Gentle Border
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    A5.02.03  Without absorbent pad
    Silflex
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    Restricted Drug Restricted

    For use on specialist advice only. At SFH wards order direct from NHS Supplies

    • Available as 5x7cm, 8x10cm, 12x15cm, 20x30cm
     
       
    Urgotul
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    Restricted Drug Restricted For use on specialist advice only. Not available at SFH, use Silflex instead.
  • Available as 5x5cm, 10x10cm, 15x20cm
     
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    A5.02.03  With absorbent pad
    Cutimed Siltec
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    Formulary In Secondary Care, wards to order from pharmacy. At SFH, for use only on the advice of a Tissue Viability Nurse
  • Available as 5x6cm, 10x10cm, 15x15cm and 10x20cm 
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    Cutimed Siltec L
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    Formulary At NUH, wards to order from pharmacy. Not available at SFH
  • Available as 5x6cm, 10x10cm and 15x15cm 
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    Eclypse Adherent
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    A5.02.03  Bio-cellulose dressings
    A5.02.04  Hydrocolloid dressings to top
    A5.02.04  Without adhesive border
    Duoderm Signal Dressing
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    Formulary At NUH available on wards as stock. Not available at SFH, use Comfeel Plus Transparent instead
  • Available as 10cmx10cm and 14cmx14cm  
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    DuoDERM Extra Thin
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    Formulary Replaced Comfeel Plus transparent on Sept 2016. 
       
    Granuflex
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    Restricted Drug Restricted NUH burns unit only
  • Available as 10x10cm, 15x15cm and 15x20cm 
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    A5.02.04  With adhesive border
    Tegaderm Hydrocolloid Oval
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    Formulary At NUH, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient. Not used at SFH- Comfeel Plus Transparent used instead
  • Available as 10x12cm and 13x15cm.  
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    A5.02.04  Hydrocolloid-fibrous dressings
    ActivHeal AquaFiber Rope
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    • NUH: Order direct from NHS Supplies Available as 2x42cm.
    • SFH: Instead use Aquacel extra ribbon (1x45cm or 2x45 cm)
     
       
    Aquacel
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    - Extra (sheets): 5x5cm, 10x10cm, 15x15cm
    - Ribbon: 1x45cm and 2x45cm

     
       
    A5.02.04  Polyurethane matrix dressing
    A5.02.05  Foam dressings to top
    A5.02.05  For lightly exuding wounds
    A5.02.05  For lightly to moderately exuding wounds
    Lyofoam T SSL
    (Tracheostomy dressing)
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  • Available as 9x6.5cm
  • Not available on FP10- for FP10 options see Permafoam and Trachi-Dress
     
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    A5.02.05  For moderately to heavily exuding wounds
    Allevyn Non-Adhesive
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    Formulary

    At SFH, wards order direct from NHS Supplies

    Replaced Activheal Non Adhesive Foam on Sept 2016

     
       
    Allevyn Adhesive
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    Formulary Replaced Activheal Adhesive Foam Sept 2016 
       
    Biatain Adhesive
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    At SFH, wards order direct from NHS Supplies. At NUH order from pharmacy

    • Available as 10x10cm (circular), 12.5x12.5cm, 19x 20cm (heel) and 23x23cm (sacral)
     
       
    Polymem
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    Restricted Drug Restricted On specialist advice. Not routinely available at SFH.
  • At NUH available as 10x10cm and 15x15cm 
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    Tielle Plus
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    Formulary Not available at SFH, use Biatain adhesive instead
  • Available as 11x11cm, 15x15cm and 15x20cm 
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    Permafoam tracheostomy dressing
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  • Available as 8x8cm 
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    Allevyn (Tracheostomy) 9 x 9
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    A5.02.06  Alginate dressings
    Sorbsan Flat
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    Formulary Replaced Curasorb (Kendall alginate) on Sept 2016 
       
    Sorbsan Plus
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    At NUH, ordered from pharmacy for individual patients. At SFH, wards order direct from NHS supplies.

    • Available as 7.5x10cm, 10x15cm and 15x20cm
     
       
    Sorbsan Plus SA
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    At NUH and SFH, wards order direct from NHS supplies.

    • Available as 11.5x14cm, 14x19cm and 14x24cm
     
       
    Sorbsan Ribbon
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    Available as 1g x 40cm and 2g x 30cm.

    • At NUH, ordered from pharmacy for individual patients. At SFH, wards order direct from NHS supplies.
     
       
    A5.02.07  Capillary-action dressings to top
    Advadraw
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    Formulary In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient. At SFH, use only on recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team
  • Available as 5x7.5cm, 10x10cm, 10x15cm and 15x20cm 
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    Advadraw Spiral
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    Formulary In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient. At SFH, use only on recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team
  • Available as 0.5x40cm 
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    A5.02.08  Odour absorbent dressings
    Clinisorb
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    • Clinisorb is a sterile activated charcoal cloth 
    • Wards order direct from NHS supplies
    • Available as 10x10cm, 10x20cm and 15x25cm
     
       
    A5.03  Antimicrobial dressings
    A5.03.01  Honey
     note 

    Due to the nature of honey, it can solidify at cold temperatures and become more liquid at warm temperatures. If the product has hardened, warm between hands to soften before use. If the product has become too liquid, place in a colder place such as a fridge for a few minutes.

    A5.03.01  Sheet dressing
    Medihoney Apinate
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    Medihoney Tulle
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    Actilite (Honey Dressing)
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    Formulary

    At NUH: In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for individual patients for use only on recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team.

     
    Link  Link to reviews
       
    Algivon (Honey Dressing)
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    At NUH: In secondary care, wards to order from pharmacy for individual patients only on recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team.

     
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    Activon Tulle (Honey Dressing)
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    Formulary At NUH, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient following recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team. Not available at SFH
  • Available as 5x5cm and 10x10cm 
  • Link  Link to reviews
       
    A5.03.01  Honey-based topical application to top
    Medihoney
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    A5.03.02  Iodine
    Inadine
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    Green
  • For use in primary care in line with Notts APC guideline for antimicrobial woundcare products.
  • In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient.
  • At SFH: use only on recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team.
  • Available as 5x5cm and 9.5x9.5cm
     
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    Iodosorb
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    Restricted Drug Restricted On specialist advice. At SFH for use only on recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team.
  • In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient.
  • Available as 10g ointment and 3g powder (powder not routinely available at SFH)  
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    Iodoflex
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    Restricted Drug Restricted On specialist advice. At NUH, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient. Not routinely available at SFH.
  • Available as 5g and 10g 
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    A5.03.03  Silver
    Aquacel Ag
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    Formulary

    -Sheets: Aquacel Ag+ Extra (5x5cm, 10x10cm, 15x15cm, 20x30cm)
    -Ribbon: Aquacel Ag+  (1x45cm, 2x45cm)

     

     
       
    A5.03.03  Low adherence dressings
    Acticoat Flex 3
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    Restricted Drug Restricted On specialist advice only. At NUH, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient. Not available at SFH
  • Available as 5x5cm, 10x10cm, 10x20cm and 20x40cm 
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    Atrauman AG
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    Restricted Drug Restricted
    Amber 3
    • 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 - wards to order from Pharmacy for individual patients.
    • At NUH supply is via NHS supply chain.
    • Available as 5x5cm, 10x10cm and 10x20cm
     
       
    A5.03.03  With charcoal
    A5.03.03  Soft polymer dressings to top
    Urgotul SSD
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    Restricted Drug Restricted NUH Burns unit only.
  • Available as 10x12cm and 15x20cm 
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    A5.03.03  Hydrocolloid dressings
    A5.03.03  Foam dressings
    A5.03.03  Alginate dressings
    Suprasorb A + AG
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    Restricted Drug Restricted
    Amber 3

    Available as 5x5cm, 10x10cm and 10x20cm

    • In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for individual patients
    • SFH: 2nd line - To only be used on the advice of a TVN.
     
       
    A5.03.04  Other antimicrobials
    Prontosan® Wound Irrigation Solution
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    Restricted Drug Restricted
  • SFH: 2nd line - To only be used on the advice of a Tissue Viability Nurse.
  • In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient.
  • Available as 40ml and 350ml
  • Aqueous solution containing betaine surfactant and polihexanide
  • In-use shelf life is 8 weeks so most patients only need one bottle. 
  • Link  NICE: Prontosan for Acute and Chronic wounds
       
    Cutimed® Sorbact
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    Restricted Drug Restricted On specialist advice only. Not routinely available at SFH.
  • Available as 4x6cm, 7x9cm, 10x10cm, 10x20cm, 2x50cm and 5x200cm  
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    Octenilin® Wound Irrigation Solution
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    Restricted Drug Restricted On specialist advice only.
  • In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient. Not routinely available at SFH
  • Available as 350ml
  • Contains octenidine
     
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    Flaminal® Forte Gel
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    Restricted Drug Restricted

    On specialist advice only. Wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient.

    • For moderate-heavy exudate.
    • Available as 15g
    • 500g also available at NUH
     
       
    Flaminal® Hydro Gel
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    Restricted Drug Restricted

    On specialist advice only. Wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient.

    • For low-medium exudate.
    • Available as 15g
    • 500g also available at NUH
     
       
    A5.04  Specialised dressings to top
    A5.04.01  Protease-modulating matrix dressings
    A5.04.02  Silicone keloid dressings
    Siltape
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    Formulary

    New addition to the formulary; SFH dressings formulary.

     
       
    A5.04.02  Silicone sheets
    A5.04.02  Silicone gel
    A5.05  Adjunct dressings and appliances to top
    A5.05.01  Gauze and tissue
    A5.05.01  Surgical absorbents
    A5.05.01  Cotton
    A5.05.01  Lint
    A5.05.01  Pads to top
    A5.05.02  Wound drainage pouches
    Oakmed Option Wound Manager
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    Restricted Drug Restricted

    On specialist advice only

     
       
    A5.06  Complex adjunct therapies
    A5.06.01  Topical negative pressure therapy
    Activac
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    Venturi
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    A5.06.01  Vacuum assisted closure products
    A5.06.01  Wound drainage collection devices to top
    A5.06.01  Accessories
    A5.07  Wound care accessories
    Appeel Sterile
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    Formulary

    Now first line as per SFH dressings formulary.

    • Available as 5ml sachet and wipe
    • At SFH, supplied by NHS Supplies, not pharmacy
     
       
    Debrisoft
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    Restricted Drug Restricted On specialist advice only.
  • Available as 10x10cm 
  • Link  NICE MTG17: Debrisoft for acute and chronic wounds
       
    Kerrapro silicone pads
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    Formulary

    For pressure ulcer prevention

    • Available as standard heel pads, sacrum, sheets 10x10x0.3cm sheet and 10x10x1.2cm  and strips 30x5x0.3cm, 30x2.5x0.3cm strip (Reusable and may be cut to size).
     
       
    Sorbsan probe
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    Formulary

    Sterile disposable probe

     
       
    A5.07.01  Dressing packs
    Dressit
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    Formulary For use when prescribing on FP10 (green) prescriptions only
  • Contains gloves- option of small/medium or medium/large 
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    Softdrape
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    Formulary

    Available direct from NHS Supplies. Cannot be prescribed on FP10 (green) prescriptions.

    • Contains gloves- option of small, medium or large
     
       
    Vernon- Carus
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    Formulary

    Available direct from NHS Supplies. Cannot be prescribed on FP10 (green) prescriptions

    • Does not contain gloves
     
       
    A5.07.02  Woven and fabric swabs
    Oxycel Dressing
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    Restricted Drug Restricted
    Red
    1.5cm x 5cm
    NUH only:
    Restricted to NNU use - Haemostatic dressing 
       
    Premier gauze swabs
    (Sterile)
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    Formulary

    In secondary care, available direct from NHS Supplies

    • Available as 7.5x7.5cm (in 5's)and 10x10cm (in 5's)
     
       
    A5.07.03  Surgical adhesive tapes to top
    A5.07.03  Permeable adhesive tapes
    Claripore
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    Formulary

    In secondary care should be ordered direct from NHS Supplies

    • Plastic perforated tape
    • Available as 1.25cmx9.1m, 2.5cmx9.1m, 5cmx9.1m and 7.5cmx9.1m
     
       
    Clinipore
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    Formulary

    In secondary care should be ordered direct from NHS Supplies

    • Permeable non-woven synthetic adhesive tape
    • Available as 1.25cmx5m, 2.5cmx5m, 5cmx5m, 1.25cmx10m, 2.5cmx10m, 5cmx10m, 7.5cmx10m,
     
       
    Hypafix
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    Formulary

    In secondary care should be ordered direct from NHS Supplies

    • Permeable apertured non-woven synthetic adhesive tape
    • Available as 5cmx5m, 10cmx5m, 2.5cmx10m, 5cmx10m, 10cmx10m,15cmx10m, 20cmx10m and 30cmx10m
     
       
    A5.07.03  Occlusive adhesive tapes
    Leukoplast Sleek
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    Restricted Drug Restricted

    In secondary care should be ordered direct from NHS Supplies

    • Available as 2.5cmx5m, 5cmx5m, 7.5cmx5m, 10cmx5m and latex free versions in 1.25cmx5m
      2.5cmx5m, 5cmx5m and 7.5cmx5m.
     
       
    A5.07.04  Adhesive dressings
    A5.07.04  Vapour permeable adhesive dressings
    A5.07.05  Skin closure dressings to top
    A5.07.05  Skin closure strips, sterile
    A5.08  Bandages
    A5.08.01  Non-extensible bandages
    A5.08.02  Light-weight conforming bandages
    Knitband
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    Formulary

    Replaces Easifix K as per SFH dressings formulary.

     
       
    A5.08.03  Tubular bandages and garments to top
    A5.08.03  Elasticated
    Comfifast
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    Formulary

    In secondary care direct from NHS Supplies. Available as:

    • 3.5cm, red line for small limbs (8 - 15cm circumference)- 1 and 10m lengths
    • 5cm, green line for small/medium Limbs (10 - 25cm circumference)- 1,3,5 and 10m lengths
    • 7.5cm, blue line for large limbs (20 - 45cm circumference)- 1,3,5 and 10m lengths
    • 10.75cm, yellow line for extra large limbs, heads, children's trunks (35 - 65cm circumference)- 1,3,5 and 10m lengths
    • 17.5cm, beige line for adult trunks (50 - 120cm circumference)- 1 and 10m lengths
     
       
    Clinifast
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    In secondary care direct from NHS Supplies. Available as:

    • 3.5cm, red line- 1m length
    • 5cm, green line- 3,5 and 10m lengths
    • 7.5cm, blue line- 3,5 and 10m lengths
    • 10.75cm, yellow line- 1,3,5 and 10m lengths
    • 17.5cm, beige line for adult trunks- 1 and 10m lengths
     
       
    A5.08.03  Non-elasticated
    A5.08.03  Silk Clothing
    A5.08.04  Support bandages
    Hospilite
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    Formulary

    In secondary care, wards to order direct from NHS Supplies.

    • Available as 5cmx4.5m, 7.5cmx4.5m,10cmx4.5m and 15cmx4.5m
    • Not to be used for lower limb bandaging
     
       
    K- Lite
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    Formulary

    In secondary care, wards to order direct from NHS Supplies

    • Available as 5cmx4.5m. 7cmx4.5m, 10cmx4.5m and 15cmx4.5m
     
       
    K- Lite Long
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    Formulary

    In secondary care wards to order direct from NHS Supplies

    • Available as 10cm x 5.25m
     
       
    A5.08.05  Adhesive bandages to top
    A5.08.06  Cohesive bandages
    A5.08.06  Cohesive extensible bandages
    Ultra Fast®
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 10cmx6.3m
     
       
    A5.08.07  Compression bandages
    A5.08.07  Short stretch compression bandage
    Actico®
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    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 6cmx6m, 8cmx6m, 10cmx6m and 12cmx6m
     
       
    A5.08.07  Sub-compression wadding bandage to top
    Formflex Natural Lantor- sterile
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    Formulary

    Cannot be prescribed on FP10 (green) prescriptions. In secondary care should be ordered direct from NHS Supplies

    • Available as 5cmx2.7m, 7.5cmx2.7m, 10cmx2.7m, 15cmx2.7m and 20cmx2.7m (all double wrapped)
     
       
    Formflex Natural Lantour- non sterile
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    Formulary

    Cannot be prescribed on FP10 (green) prescriptions. In secondary care should be ordered direct from NHS Supplies

    • Available as 5cmx2.7m, 7.5cmx2.7m, 10cmx2.7m, 15cmx2.7m and 20cmx2.7m
     
       
    Ultra Soft
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    Formulary

    In secondary care, wards order direct from NHS Supplies

    • Available as 10cmx3.5m
     
       
    A5.08.08  Multi-layer compression bandaging
    A5.08.08  Four layer systems
    K-Four®
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 18-25cm, 25-30 cm and >30cm
     
       
    K-Four Reduced Compression®
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as >18cm
     
       
    Ko-Flex
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 10cmx6m
    • 4th layer of K-Four kit
     
       
    K-ThreeC®
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 10cmx3m
    • Part of the K-Four system for ankles >25cm
     
       
    Ko-Flex Long
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 10cmx7m
     
       
    K-Plus®
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 10cmx8.7m
    • 3rd layer of K-Four kit
     
       
    K-Plus Long
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 10cmx10.25m
     
       
    A5.08.08  Two layer systems
    K-Two®
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 18-25cm (10cm width) and 25-32 cm (10cm width)
     
       
    K-Two Reduced ®
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    Formulary
    • Direct from NHS Supplies in secondary care
    • Available as 18-25cm (10cm width) and 25-32 cm (10cm width)
     
       
    A5.08.09  Medicated bandages
    Viscopaste
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    Formulary Paste bandage (7.5cmx6m)
  • In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient.
  • At SFH: Only available on the recommendation of vascular / tissue viability team.
     
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    A5.08.09  Medicated stocking to top
    ZipZoc
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    Formulary Medicated stocking (17x13cmx1m)
  • In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for each individual patient.
  • At SFH: Only available on the recommendation of vascular / tissue viability team.
     
  •    
    A5.09  Compression hosiery and garments
    A5.09.01  Graduated compression hosiery
    A5.09.01  Accessories
    A5.09.01  Suspender
    A5.09.01  Anklets to top
    A5.09.01  Knee caps
    A5.09.02  Lymphoedema garments
     ....
     Non Formulary Items
    Acticoat

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary for restricted use
     
    Acticoat 7

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's WOund Care Formulary for restricted use
     
    Actisorb Silver 220

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
     
    ActivHeal AquaFiber

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    Non Formulary Replaced by Aquacel Extra on Sept 2016
     
    ActivHeal Foam

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    Non Formulary

    At SFH, wards order direct from NHS Supplies. At NUH order from pharmacy.

    • Available as 5x5cm, 7.5x7.5cm and 10x18cm
     
    ActivHeal Hydrogel

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Replaced by Aquaform gel Sept 2016
     
    Activon (Honey)

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    Non Formulary Replaced by Medihoney Sept 2016
    Link  Link to reviews
     
    Aquacel Ag flat

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
     
    Aquacel Ag ribbon

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    Non Formulary
    Grey

    Replaced by Aquacel Ag+ ribbon in the SFH dressings formulary.

     
    Aquafibre

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    Non Formulary
     
    Biatain Non- Adhesive

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the North's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by ActivHeal Foam
     
    C View

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously available in the South's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by Clearfilm
     
    Comfeel Plus (thin) Transparent Dressing

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    Non Formulary Replaced by Duoderm Extra thin Sept 2016
     
    Cutimed Siltec B

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    Non Formulary

    Replaced by Allevyn Gentle Border in the SFH dressings formulary.

     
    DermaSilk

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    Non Formulary
    Grey

    On the Nottinghamshire list of Medicines & Appliances of Limited Clinical Value that should never be prescribed.

     
    DreamSkin

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    Non Formulary
    Grey

    On the Nottinghamshire list of Medicines & Appliances of Limited Clinical Value that should never be prescribed.

     
    Easifix K

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    Non Formulary

    Replaced by Knitband as per SFH dressings formulary.

     
    EpiFix®

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    Non Formulary
    Grey

    No formal assessment

    Link  NICE EpiFix for Chronic Wounds
     
    Granulox

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
     
    Hydrofilm

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    Non Formulary SFH: Replaced by Clearfilm in the 2016 dressings formulary.
     
    Hydrofilm Plus

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    Non Formulary SFH: Replaced by Tegaderm + pad in the 2016 dressings formulary.
     
    imuDERM Bio Functional Garments®

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    No formal assessment (APC Sept 14)
     
    Iodozyme®

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    No formal assessment
    Link  NICE Medtech innovation briefing on Oxyzyme and Iodozyme
     
    Kendall Calcium Alginate

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    Non Formulary Replaced by Sorbsan Flat on Sept 2016.
     
    Kendall Calcium Alginate Rope

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    Non Formulary Not available at SFH nor NUH, use Sorbsan ribbon instead
  • Formally known as Curasorb
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    Lyofoam

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary.
     
    Mepilex

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary
     
    Mepilex Border

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary
    Link  NICE: Mepilex Border Heel & Sacrum for preventing pressure ulcers
     
    Mepilex Border lite

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary.
     
    Mepilex lite

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by Cutimed Siltec L.
     
    Mepitel

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by Silflex.
     
    Mepore

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the North's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by Softpore.
     
    Mepore Ultra

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the North's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by Hydrofilm Plus.
     
    Mesalt

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
     
    Mesitran (Honey ointment) 15g

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously available in the South's wound care formulary. Now replaced by Activon
     
    Mesitran S (Honey ointment) 15g

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously available in the South's wound care formulary. Now replaced by Activon
     
    Mesorb

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary
     
    Octenilin® Wound Gel

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
     
    Oxyzyme®

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    No formal assessment
    Link  NICE Medtech innovation briefing on Oxyzyme and Iodozyme
     
    Paraffin gauze dressing

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
  • No longer recommended for general use as Alternative dressings usually available - Seek Tissue Viability Nurse advice.
  • At SFH used in clinic 6 only by plastics as no alternative considered suitable. (ordered direct from materials management, not Pharmacy)
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    Prontosan® Wound Gel 30ml

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary
     
    ReCell Spray on Skin system

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    No formal assessment
    Link  NICE MTG21: ReCell Spray‑On Skin system for burn injury
     
    Release

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously available in the South's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by Telfa
     
    Silicone gel products

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    Non Formulary
    Grey

     

    • Includes: Ciltech, Dermatix, Kelo-cote, NewGel, Scarsil, Silgel
    Link  Link to reviews
     
    Silicone sheet dressings

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    Non Formulary
    Grey

    Includes Advasil Conform, Cica-Care, Ciltech, Dermatix, Mepiform, Scar FX, Silgel

    Link  Link to reviews
     
    Skinnies Silk

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    Non Formulary
    Grey

    On the Nottinghamshire list of Medicines & Appliances of Limited Clinical Value that should never be prescribed.

     
    Skintact

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the North's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by Telfa.
     
    Steripaste 7.5 x 6m

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the South's Wound Care Formulary
     
    Tegaderm Film

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously contained in the North's Wound Care Formulary. Now replaced by Clearfilm.
     
    Tegaderm IV

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    Non Formulary
    Grey
    Previously available in the South's Wound Care Formulary.
     
      
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    Section Title Section Title (top level)
    Section Title Section Title (sub level)
    First Choice Item First Choice item
    Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
    Restricted Drug
    Restricted Drug
    Unlicensed Drug
    Unlicensed
    Track Changes
    Display tracking information
    click to search medicines.org.uk
    Link to adult BNF
    click to search medicines.org.uk
    Link to children's BNF
    click to search medicines.org.uk
    Link to SPCs
    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
    CCG

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    Status Description

    Grey

    Grey / Non-Formulary: Medicines, which the Nottinghamshire APC has actively reviewed and does not recommend for use at present due to limited clinical and/or cost effective data.
    Grey / Non-Formulary (undergoing assessment): Work is ongoing and will be reviewed at a future APC meeting.
    Grey / Non-Formulary (no formal assessment): APC has not formally reviewed this medicine or indication because it had never been requested for formulary inclusion. Often used for drugs new to market.
      

    Red

    Medicines which should normally be prescribed by specialists only. eg hospital only.
    For patients already receiving prescriptions in primary care - continue. No new patients to receive prescriptions in primary care.
      

    Amber 1

    Medicines that should be initiated by a specialist and prescribed by primary care prescribers 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 have been agreed by the relevant secondary care trust Drugs and Therapeutics Committee(s) (DTC) and approved by the Nottinghamshire APC.
      

    Amber 2

    Medicines suitable to be prescribed in primary care / general practice after specialist* recommendation or initiation.
    A supporting prescribing guideline may be requested which must have been agreed by the relevant secondary care trust DTCs and approved by the Nottinghamshire APC.
    *Specialist is defined by the APC as a clinician who has undertaken an appropriate formal qualification or recognised training programme within the described area of practice
      

    Amber 3

    Primary care/ non specialist may initiate as per APC guideline.
    The supporting prescribing guideline must have been agreed by the relevant secondary care trust D&TC(s) and approved by the Nottinghamshire APC.
      

    Green

    Medicines suitable for routine use within primary care.
    Can be initiated within primary care within their licensed indication, in accordance with nationally recognised formularies, for example the BNF, BNF for Children, Medicines for Children or Palliative Care Formulary. Primary care prescribers take full responsibility for prescribing.   

    OTC

      

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