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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound Managment Formulary (Dressings/Elastic Hoisery) - Full Chapter
Notes:

This chapter of the formulary is populated with formulary dressings only. If a dressing is not listed it should be considered non-formulary.

The roll-out of a non-prescription dressings supply service is complete in Crawley, Horsham and Mid-Sussex. (excluding some of the nursing homes)

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A5.06.01  Expand sub section  Topical negative pressure therapy
A5.06.01  Expand sub section  Vacuum assisted closure products
PICO
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Blue

A disposable and portable TNP system designed to kick start wound healing

  • NB: PICO is a 7 day device. Each kit contains 1 PICO system and 2 PICO dressings
  • Topical Negative Pressure Products
  • 10cmx20cm
  • 10cmx30cm
  • 15cmx15cm
  • 15cmx20cm

  • Please note: Specialist use only - patients to be referred through TVN service. Supply via CCOMS
 
Link  PCN 215 - 2016 updated March 2018 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)
   
RenasysF Foam Dressing Kit with Soft Port
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Blue

Topical Negative Pressure Products

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large


Please note: Specialist use only - patients to be referred through TVN service. Supply via CCOMS.

 
Link  PCN 215-2016 updated March 2018 - Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)
   
RenasysG Gauze Dressing Kit with Soft Port
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Blue

Topical Negative Pressure Products

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large


Please note: Specialist use only - patients to be referred through TVN service. Supply via CCOMS

 
Link  PCN 215-2016 updated March 2018 Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
   
RenasysGo Canister Kit
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Blue

Topical Negative Pressure Products

  • 300ml with Solidifier

Please note: Specialist use only - patients to be referred through TVN service. Supply via CCOMS.

 
Link  PCN 215-2016 updated March 2016 - Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
   
A5.06.01  Expand sub section  Wound drainage collection devices
A5.06.01  Expand sub section  Accessories
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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Link to SPCs
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Black

Comment : Not to be routinely commissioned (prescribed) in any care setting (primary or secondary care). This may be due to a lack of good clinical evidence, cost effectiveness, concerns over safety or due to the availability of more suitable alternatives. As such, drugs classified as Black should be considered as non-formulary.   

Red

Initiation : Specialist only
Repeat Prescribing : Specialist
Monitoring : Specialist
Comment : Prescribing must be in line with any specific treatment criteria outlined. In exceptional circumstances a GP may be asked to prescribe the specialist must provide adequate information and support.   

Amber

Initiation : Specialist only
Repeat Prescribing : Primary care OR specialist
Monitoring : Primary care OR specialist
Comment : Monitoring according to Effective Shared Care Agreement (ESCA) for stabilised patients only. GP agreement should be requested by specialist and confirmed/declined by GP on a patient-by-patient basis.   

Blue

Initiation/Recommendation : Specialist only
Repeat Prescribing : Primary care
Monitoring : Primary care
Comment : Should be initiated or recommended by a specialist. Monitoring of either medicine or disease does not require specialist skills or equipment   

Green

Initiation : Primary care or specialist
Repeat Prescribing : Primary care
Monitoring : Primary care
Comment : Suitable for non specialist initiation   

OTC

Patients should be advised to purchase if approriate.  

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