Secondary Care Staff: Dressings are expensive and have specific uses. See dressings information sheet on ward for choice and use of dressings or discuss with a Trust Tissue Viability representative. Also, see the Countywide Wound Care Formulary for more information.
Secondary care only, not to be prescribed in primary care.
Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline
Considered suitable for primary care prescribing following specialist initiation/recommendation.
Considered appropriate for prescribing in both secondary and primary care.
Suitable for initiation in primary care.