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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound managment products and elasticated garments - Full Chapter
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A5.03.01  Expand sub section  Honey
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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  Expand sub section  Sheet dressing
Medihoney Apinate
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Medihoney Tulle
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Actilite (Honey Dressing)
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At NUH: In secondary care, wards to order from Pharmacy for individual patients for use only on recommendation of the Tissue Viability Team.

 
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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 
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    A5.03.01  Expand sub section  Honey-based topical application
    Medihoney
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     Non Formulary Items
    Activon (Honey)

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    Non Formulary Replaced by Medihoney Sept 2016
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    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
     
      
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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.   

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