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 Formulary Chapter 19: Wound Care Formulary - Full Chapter
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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.
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19.14  Expand sub section  Antimicrobial and specialised dressings
Antimicrobial dressing (Cutimed® Sorbact Swabs)
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Formulary
Green

Sizes

  • 4cm x 6cm
  • 7cm x 9cm
 
 
Antimicrobial Gel (Cutimed® Sorbact Gel)
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Formulary
Green

Sizes

  • 7.5cm x 7.5cm
  • 7.5cm x 15cm
 
 
Antimicrobial Irrigation Fluids (Octenilin® Irrigation Solution)
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Formulary
Green

Size - 350ml



 

 
 
Antimicrobial ribbon gauze (Cutimed® Sorbact Ribbon Gauze)
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Formulary
Green

Sizes

  • 2cm x 50cm
  • 5cm x 200cm
 
 
DACC coated antimicrobial dressing (Leukomed® Sorbact)
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Formulary
Red

FOR SECONDAY CARE USE ONLY

 

Sizes

  • 5cm x 7.2cm
  • 8cm x 10cm
  • 8cm x 15cm
  • 10cm x 20cm
  • 10cm x 25cm
  • 10cm x 30cm
  • 10cm x 35cm
 
 
Enzyme alinogel (Flaminal® Forte gel dressing)
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Formulary
Green

For moderate to heavily exuding wounds.

Size - 15g and 50g tube

 

 
 
Enzyme alinogel (Flaminal® hydrogel dressing)
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Green

For low to moderate exuding wounds.

Size - 15g and 50g tube

 
 
Specialised dressing (Mepiform® dressing)
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Green

Size

  • 5cm x 7cm
  • 9cm x 18cm
  • 4cm x 31cm
 
 
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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
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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

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Status Description

Red

Secondary care only, not to be prescribed in primary care.   

Amber 2

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   

Amber with Shared 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   

Amber

Considered suitable for primary care prescribing following specialist initiation/recommendation.  

Green

Considered appropriate for prescribing in both secondary and primary care. Suitable for initiation in primary care.   

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