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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound managment products and elasticated garments - Full Chapter
Notes:

Refer to the Wound Management Formulary Microguide (see link below or from Novell box). Remember to switch to 'Hospital Guide' at the top.

N.B. Specialised products stocked in Pharmacy are listed below. All other dressings and bandages listed on the Microguide can be ordered from Main Stores.

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A5.01  Basic wound contact dressings
A5.01.01  Low adherence dressings
A5.01.02  Absorbent dressings
A5.01.02  For lightly exuding wounds
A5.01.02  For moderately to heavily exuding wounds to top
A5.01.02  For heavily exuding wounds
A5.02  Advanced wound dressings
A5.02.01  Hydrogel dressings
Kerralite Cool
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
12cm x 8.5cm Dressing (Non Adhesive)
6cm x 6cm Dressing (Non Adhesive)
11cm x 11cm (Adhesive)

Refer to Wound Management Formulary or TVN for appropriate use. 
   
A5.02.01  Hydrogel application (amorphous)
A5.02.01  Hydrogel sheet dressings to top
A5.02.01.01  Sodium hyaluronate dressings
A5.02.02  Vapour-permeable films and membranes
A5.02.02  Vapour-permeable Adhesive Film Dressing (Semi-permeable Adhesive Dressing)
A5.02.02  Vapour-permeable Adhesive Film Dressing with absorbent pad
A5.02.02  For intravenous and subcutaneous catheter sites to top
A5.02.03  Soft polymer dressings
A5.02.03  Without absorbent pad
A5.02.03  With absorbent pad
A5.02.03  Bio-cellulose dressings
A5.02.04  Hydrocolloid dressings to top
A5.02.04  Without adhesive border
A5.02.04  With adhesive border
A5.02.04  Hydrocolloid-fibrous dressings
A5.02.04  Polyurethane matrix dressing
A5.02.05  Foam dressings to top
A5.02.05  For lightly exuding wounds
A5.02.05  For lightly to moderately exuding wounds
A5.02.05  For moderately to heavily exuding wounds
A5.02.06  Alginate dressings
A5.02.07  Capillary-action dressings to top
A5.02.08  Odour absorbent dressings
A5.03  Antimicrobial dressings
A5.03.01  Honey
A5.03.01  Sheet dressing
Honey Dressing (Actilite)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
10cm x 10cm Dressing
10cm x 20cm Dressing
5cm x 5cm Dressing

Refer to Wound Management Formulary or TVN for appropriate use. 
   
Honey Dressing (Algivon Plus)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

10cm x 10cm Dressing
5cm x 5cm Dressing

Refer to Wound Management Formulary or TVN for appropriate use.

 
   
Honey Dressing (Algivon)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
10cm x 10cm Dressing
5cm x 5cm Dressing

Refer to Wound Management Formulary or TVN for appropriate use. 
   
A5.03.01  Honey-based topical application to top
A5.03.02  Iodine
Iodoflex
(5g & 10g Dressing)
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Green
For use when recommended by TVN. First choice iodine dressing. 
   
A5.03.03  Silver
Aquacel Ag Plus
(Dressing)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

Ribbon only in this brand, 2 x 45cm. For silver dressings prescribe Kerracontact Ag.

Refer to Wound Management Formulary or TVN for appropriate use.

 
   
Kerracontact Ag
(Dressing)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

5cm x 5cm 
10cm x 12.5cm 
15cm x 15cm 


Refer to Wound Management Formulary or TVN for appropriate use.

 
   
A5.03.03  Low adherence dressings
A5.03.03  With charcoal
A5.03.03  Soft polymer dressings to top
Urgotul SSD
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
10cm x 12cm Dressing
15cm x 20cm Dressing

Refer to Wound Management Formulary or TVN for appropriate use.

 
   
A5.03.03  Hydrocolloid dressings
A5.03.03  Foam dressings
A5.03.03  Alginate dressings
A5.03.04  Other antimicrobials
Flaminal Forte Gel
(50g Gel )
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
On recommendation of TVN. 
   
Flaminal Hydro Gel
(15g Gel )
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
On recommendation of TVN. 
   
A5.04  Specialised dressings to top
Larvae therapy
(Sterile dressing)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Amber
Various sizes.
Restricted to recommendation by TVN only. Order by 2pm for next day delivery. 
   
A5.04.01  Protease-modulating matrix dressings
Promogran
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
123cm x 123cm Dressing
28cm x 28cm Dressing

For use when recommended by TVN. Not routinely stocked - order for individual patient.  
   
Promogran Prisma
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Formulary
Green
123cm x 123cm Dressing
28cm x 28cm Dressing

For use when recommended by TVN. Not routinely stocked - order for individual patient.  
   
A5.04.02  Silicone keloid dressings
A5.04.02  Silicone sheets
A5.04.02  Silicone gel
A5.05  Adjunct dressings and appliances to top
A5.05.01  Gauze and tissue
A5.05.01  Surgical absorbents
A5.05.01  Cotton
A5.05.01  Lint
A5.05.01  Pads to top
A5.05.02  Wound drainage pouches
Debrisoft
(10cm x 10cm Dressing )
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
Refer to Wound Management Formulary or TVN for appropriate use.  
   
A5.06  Complex adjunct therapies
A5.06.01  Topical negative pressure therapy
A5.06.01  Vacuum assisted closure products
A5.06.01  Wound drainage collection devices to top
A5.06.01  Accessories
A5.07  Wound care accessories
A5.07.01  Dressing packs
A5.07.02  Woven and fabric swabs
A5.07.03  Surgical adhesive tapes to top
A5.07.03  Permeable adhesive tapes
A5.07.03  Occlusive adhesive tapes
A5.07.04  Adhesive dressings
A5.07.04  Vapour permeable adhesive dressings
A5.07.05  Skin closure dressings to top
A5.07.05  Skin closure strips, sterile
A5.08  Bandages
A5.08.01  Non-extensible bandages
A5.08.02  Light-weight conforming bandages
A5.08.03  Tubular bandages and garments to top
A5.08.03  Elasticated
A5.08.03  Non-elasticated
A5.08.03  Silk Clothing
A5.08.04  Support bandages
A5.08.05  Adhesive bandages to top
A5.08.06  Cohesive bandages
A5.08.06  Cohesive extensible bandages
A5.08.07  Compression bandages
A5.08.07  High compression bandage
A5.08.07  Short stretch compression bandage to top
A5.08.07  Sub-compression wadding bandage
A5.08.08  Multi-layer compression bandaging
A5.08.08  Four layer systems
A5.08.08  Two layer systems
A5.08.09  Medicated bandages to top
Zinc paste 10% bandage (Viscopaste)
(6m x 7.5cm)
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Formulary
Green

N.B. Steripaste was discontinued.

 
   
A5.08.09  Medicated stocking
A5.09  Compression hosiery and garments
A5.09.01  Graduated compression hosiery
A5.09.01  Accessories
A5.09.01  Suspender to top
A5.09.01  Anklets
A5.09.01  Knee caps
A5.09.02  Lymphoedema garments
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 Non Formulary Items
Actico

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Non Formulary
 
Acticoat

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Non Formulary
 
Acticoat 7

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Non Formulary
 
Acticoat Flex 3

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Non Formulary
 
Actisorb Silver 220

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Non Formulary
 
ActivHeal AquaFiber

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Non Formulary
 
ActivHeal AquaFiber Rope

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Non Formulary
 
ActivHeal Foam

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Non Formulary
 
ActivHeal Hydrogel

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Non Formulary
 
Activon (Honey)

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Non Formulary
Black
 
Activon Tulle (Honey Dressing)

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Non Formulary
Black
 
Aderma dermal pads

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Non Formulary
 
Advadraw

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Non Formulary N.B.This product has been discontinued.
 
Advadraw Spiral

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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
 
Apeel Sterile

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Non Formulary
 
Aquacel

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Non Formulary
 
Aquacel Ag flat

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Non Formulary
Black
 
Aquacel Ribbon 2 x 45

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Non Formulary
 
Aquaform 8g

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Non Formulary
 
Atrauman

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Non Formulary
Green
ORDER FROM MAIN STORES
 
Atrauman AG

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Non Formulary
 
Biatain Adhesive

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Non Formulary
 
Biatain Non- Adhesive

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Non Formulary
 
C View

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Non Formulary
 
Claripore

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Non Formulary
 
Clinifast

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Non Formulary
 
Clinipore

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Non Formulary
 
Clinisorb

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Non Formulary
 
Comfeel Plus (thin) Transparent Dressing

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Non Formulary
 
Comfifast

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Non Formulary
 
Cutimed Siltec

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Non Formulary
 
Cutimed Siltec B

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Non Formulary
 
Cutimed Siltec L

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Non Formulary
 
Cutimed Sorbact

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Non Formulary
 
DermaSilk

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Non Formulary
 
DreamSkin

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Non Formulary
 
Dressit

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Non Formulary
 
DuoDERM Extra Thin

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Non Formulary
 
Duoderm Signal Dressing

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Non Formulary
 
Easifix K

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Non Formulary
 
Eclypse Adherent

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Non Formulary
 
Eclypse Non-adherent

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Non Formulary
 
Formflex Natural Lantor- sterile

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Non Formulary
 
Formflex Natural Lantour- non sterile

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Non Formulary
 
Granuflex

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Non Formulary
 
Hospilite

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Non Formulary
 
Hydrofilm

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Non Formulary
 
Hydrofilm Plus

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Non Formulary
 
Hydrosorb

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Non Formulary
 
Hydrosorb Comfort

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Non Formulary
 
Hypafix

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Non Formulary
 
imuDERM Bio Functional Garments

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Non Formulary
 
Inadine

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Non Formulary
Green
ORDER FROM MAIN STORES
 
Insight Tracheostomy Dressing

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Non Formulary
 
Iodosorb

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Non Formulary
Black
 
Iodozyme
(10cm x 10cm Dressing )

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Non Formulary N.B.This product has been discontinued.
 
K- Lite

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Non Formulary
 
K- Lite Long

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Non Formulary
 
Kendall Calcium Alginate

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Non Formulary
 
Kendall Calcium Alginate Rope

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Non Formulary
 
K-Flex Long

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Non Formulary
 
K-Four Reduced Compression

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Non Formulary
 
K-Four

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Non Formulary
 
Ko-Flex

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Non Formulary
 
K-Plus Long

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Non Formulary
 
K-Plus

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Non Formulary
 
K-ThreeC

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Non Formulary
 
K-Two Reduced

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Non Formulary
 
K-Two

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Non Formulary
 
Leukoplast Sleek

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Non Formulary
 
Lyofoam

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Non Formulary
 
Lyofoam T SSL

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Non Formulary
 
Mepilex

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Non Formulary
 
Mepilex Border

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Non Formulary
 
Mepilex Border lite

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Non Formulary
 
Mepilex lite

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Non Formulary
 
Mepitel

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Non Formulary
 
Mepore

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Non Formulary
 
Mepore Ultra

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Non Formulary
 
Mesalt

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Non Formulary
 
Mesitran (Honey ointment) 15g

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Non Formulary
Black
 
Mesitran S (Honey ointment) 15g

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Non Formulary
 
Mesorb

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Non Formulary
 
N/A Ultra

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Non Formulary
 
Oakmed Option Wound Manager

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Non Formulary
 
Octenilin Wound Gel

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Non Formulary
 
Octenilin Wound Irrigation Solution

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Non Formulary
 
Oxycel Dressing

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Non Formulary
 
Oxyzyme
(10x10cm dressing)

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Non Formulary N.B.This product has been discontinued.
 
Paraffin gauze dressing

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Non Formulary
 
Permafoam tracheostomy dressing

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Non Formulary
 
Polymem

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Non Formulary
 
Premier gauze swabs

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Non Formulary
 
Prontosan Wound Gel 30ml

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Non Formulary
 
Prontosan Wound Irrigation Solution

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Non Formulary
 
ReCell Spray on Skin system

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Non Formulary
 
Release

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Non Formulary
 
Silflex

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Non Formulary
 
Silicone gel products

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Non Formulary
 
Silicone sheet dressings

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Non Formulary
 
Skintact

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Non Formulary
 
Softdrape

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Non Formulary
 
Softpore

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Non Formulary
 
Sorbsan Flat

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Non Formulary
 
Sorbsan Packing 2g

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Non Formulary
 
Sorbsan Plus

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Non Formulary
 
Sorbsan Plus SA

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Non Formulary
 
Sorbsan probe

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Non Formulary
 
Sorbsan Ribbon

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Non Formulary
 
Steripaste 7.5 x 6m

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Non Formulary

DISCONTINUED

 
Suprasorb A + AG

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm Film

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm Hydrocolloid Oval

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm IV

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm with pad

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Non Formulary
 
Telfa

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Non Formulary
 
Tielle Plus

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Non Formulary
 
Trachi-Dress

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Non Formulary
 
Ultra Fast

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Non Formulary
 
Ultra Soft

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Non Formulary
 
Urgotul

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Non Formulary
 
Vernon- Carus

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Non Formulary
 
Zetuvit E Sterile

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Non Formulary
 
ZipZoc

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Unlicensed Drug
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Scottish Medicines Consortium
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Cytotoxic Drug
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Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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NHS England
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Red

RED - Hospital only to be prescribed by a specialist and supplied from secondary care ONLY throughout treatment  

Amber

Amber medicines are considered suitable for GP prescribing following specialist initiation.  

Green

These medicines are appropriate for initiation in both primary and secondary care. Prescribing is appropriate within licensed or local recommendations   

Amber SCG

Shared Care - these medicines require specialist initiation and stabilisation. Ongoing division of responsibility for drug and disease monitoring between specialist and GP by a Shared Care Guideline (SCG). If no SCG in place status reverts to red.   

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A decision has been made by either or both the local or national NHS not to routinely commission this preparation for its licensed indications. Do not prescribe.   

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