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 Formulary Chapter 17: Continence and Stoma Information - Full Chapter
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PLEASE NOTE THIS CHAPTER IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

BANESBaNES Integrated Continence Urology Products Formulary 2018

WILTSHIREWilts Integrated Continence Urology Products Formulary 2017

BaNES Continence advisors:
Bladder & Bowel Service, St Martins Hospital, Tel: 01225 831766 (Sonya Sibun)
Urology Department, Royal United Hospital, Tel: 01225 825990 (Jackie Robinson)

BaNES prescribing guidelines for continence appliances (suggested quantities) 

Appliance

Frequency of change

Recommended monthly quantity

Additional information

Indwelling catheters

Up to 12 weeks (long term)

One (plus one spare) every 3 months

 

Indwelling catheters

Up to 4 weeks (medium term)

One (plus one spare) every month

 

Intermittent single use catheter

Between 1-5 times daily

Average use - 30 to 125

 

Catheter valves

Every 5-7 days

Five

 

Sheaths

Usually one per day

Thirty

 

Leg bags

Usually one bag every 5-7 days

Five

 

Night bags (Drainable)

Usually one bag every 5-7 days

Five

 

Night bags (non-drainable)

One bag in 24 hours

Thirty

 

Catheter retaining straps

 

One

Pack of 5 lasts 4-6 months

Catheter bag sleeves

 

One

Pack of 4 lasts 6 months

Anal plugs

Usually every 12 hours

Sixty

 

Retracted penile pouch

Usually 24-48 hours

Thirty

 

Faecal collector

Usually 24 hours or more

Designed to collect liquid stool only

 

Stoma Information

Please refer to your local Stoma Care Nurse Specialists for further information and advice on choice and availability of stoma preparations. 

BaNES Stoma information:
BaNES RUH Stoma Advisory Team stocks and maintains a full range of ostomy products and is available for advice at RUH Hospital on 01225 428331  

BaNES CCG Stoma Care Nurse Specialist is based at the RUH. Hazel Brooks can be contacted on 01225 824056

Great Western Hospital, Swindon, Kennet & North East Wiltshire.
The Stoma Care Team at GWH stocks and maintains a full range of ostomy products, and is available for advice on telephone number 01793-646202

Salisbury District Hospital & South Wiltshire.
For advice on ostomy products, please contact the Stoma Care Clinical Nurses Specialists at Salisbury District Hospital on telephone number 01722-429256

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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 or recommendation.  

Amber with Shared Care

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.  

Green

These medicines are appropriate for initiation in both primary and secondary care. Prescribing is appropriate within licensed or local recommendations.  

Self

Suitable for patient to be directed to buy themselves  

Grey

Not currently used. We intend to include this TLS in future to highlight where a decision to use this medicine is under review.   

Black

Not currently used. We intend to include this TLS in future to highlight where 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.  

Red Specialist Centre

Not currently used. We intend to include this TLS in future to highlight where this medicine and indication is ONLY available through a Specialist Centre according to a NICE Highly Specialised Technology or NHSE Specialised Commission Circular / Policy.  

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