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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound managment products and elasticated garments - Full Chapter
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A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Silver
A5.03.03  Expand sub section  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 
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    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
    A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Foam dressings
    A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Alginate dressings
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     Non Formulary Items
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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
     
      
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    Scottish Medicines Consortium
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    Controlled Drug
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    NHS England
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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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