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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound managment products and elasticated garments - Full Chapter
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A5.07  Expand sub section  Wound care accessories
Appeel Sterile
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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  Expand sub section  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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    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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    Available direct from NHS Supplies. Cannot be prescribed on FP10 (green) prescriptions

    • Does not contain gloves
     
       
    A5.07.02  Expand sub section  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  Expand sub section  Surgical adhesive tapes
    A5.07.03  Expand sub section  Permeable adhesive tapes to top
    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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    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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    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  Expand sub section  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  Expand sub section  Adhesive dressings
    A5.07.04  Expand sub section  Vapour permeable adhesive dressings
    A5.07.05  Expand sub section  Skin closure dressings
    A5.07.05  Expand sub section  Skin closure strips, sterile to top
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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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