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 Formulary Chapter 14: Immunological products and vaccines - Full Chapter
14.04  Expand sub section  Vaccines and antisera
14.04  Expand sub section  Anthrax vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  BCG vaccines
14.04  Expand sub section  Botulism antitoxin
14.04  Expand sub section  Cholera vaccine to top
14.04  Expand sub section  Diphtheria vaccines
14.04  Expand sub section  Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Hepatitis A vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Hepatitis B vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Human papilloma virus vaccine to top
14.04  Expand sub section  Influenza vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Measles vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Meningococcal vaccines
14.04  Expand sub section  Mumps vaccine to top
14.04  Expand sub section  Pertussis vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Pneumococcal vaccines
14.04  Expand sub section  Poliomyelitis vaccines
14.04  Expand sub section  Rabies vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Rotavirus vaccine to top
14.04  Expand sub section  Rubella vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Smallpox vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Tetanus vaccines
14.04  Expand sub section  Tick-borne encephalitis vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Typhoid vaccines to top
14.04  Expand sub section  Varicella-zoster vaccine
14.04  Expand sub section  Yellow fever vaccine
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Botulism antitoxin

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Status Description

GP - 1st

Medicines suitable for first-line 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. 

  

GP - 2nd

Medicines suitable for second-line 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. 

  

GP - Amber

Medicines that should be initiated by a specialist. Prescribing can be transferred to primary care once the patient has been stabilised.  

Shared care: For drugs with regular, ongoing need for monitoring and/or assessment of efficacy or toxicity. 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 North Central London JFC.

Fact sheet: For drugs with some concerns surrounding safety or efficacy but do not require regular monitoring and/or monitoring of effectiveness/toxicity.

  

GP - Red

Medicines which should normally be prescribed by specialists only (hospital only).

For patients already receiving prescriptions in primary care - continue. No new patients to receive prescriptions in primary care.

See link for the complete NCL Red List https://www.ncl-mon.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/ncl_red_list.pdf

  

GP - Grey

Medicines on hospital formularies which have not been reviewed for suitability in primary care.  

Black

Medicines not recommended for routine use in primary or secondary care.

Medicines, which the North Central London JFC has actively reviewed and does not recommend for use at present due to limited clinical and/or cost effective data.

  

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