Secondary care : Please note that though there may be drugs listed with a Formulary status in this section, you should refer to the Acute Trust's antibiotic policy found here as there are some restrictions, which require microbiology approval before they can be supplied by Pharmacy.
Primary Care - refer to local guidance for more advice
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.