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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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A5.03.03  Expand sub section  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  Expand sub section  Low adherence dressings
A5.03.03  Expand sub section  With charcoal
A5.03.03  Expand sub section  Soft polymer dressings
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  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
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
 
Aquacel Ag flat

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Non Formulary
Black
 
Atrauman AG

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Non Formulary
 
Suprasorb A + AG

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Controlled Drug
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High Cost Medicine
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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Status Description

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.   

Black

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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