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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound managment products and elasticated garments - Full Chapter
A5.02.05  Expand sub section  Foam dressings
A5.02.05  Expand sub section  For lightly exuding wounds
A5.02.05  Expand sub section  For lightly to moderately exuding wounds
A5.02.05  Expand sub section  For moderately to heavily exuding wounds
Cavi-Care
(Dressing)
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Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • Non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated
 
Polymem
(Dressing)
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Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • Non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Lightly exuding wounds: Polymem 5cm x 5cm only
    • Moderately to heavily exuding wounds: Polymem 10cm x 13cm, Polymem 15cm x 15cm, Polymem 16.5cm x 20.9cm and Polymem 18.4cm x 20cm (sacral) dressings only
 
Polyurethane Foam Dressing, BP 1993
(Dressing)
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Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary
  • RFL:
    • Non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • Non-formulary
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • No restriction stated
 
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 Non Formulary Items
ActivHeal Foam

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Non Formulary
Allevyn (Tracheostomy) 9 x 9

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Non Formulary
Allevyn Adhesive

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Non Formulary
Allevyn Non-Adhesive

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Non Formulary
Biatain Adhesive

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Non Formulary
Biatain Non- Adhesive

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Non Formulary
Permafoam tracheostomy dressing

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Non Formulary
Tielle Plus

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Non Formulary
  
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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

  

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

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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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