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 Formulary Chapter 22: Prescribing Guidelines - Full Chapter
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Group

Title

Chapter

 

Chapter 1 - Gastro-intestinal system

 

3Ts

Management of IBS with constipation in Adults

1

3Ts

Policy for use of IV PPIS

1

3Ts

PPI guidance - April 2017

1

SFT

PPIs IN PAEDIATRICS

1

3Ts

Guidance on the use of Domperidone

1

BCAP

Guidance on the use of Domperidone

1

BCAP

Management of IBS with diarrhoea in Adults

1

BCAP

Management of IBS with constipation in Adults

1

BCAP

PPI guidance - April 2017

1

BCAP

BSW Crohns Pathway

1

BCAP

BSW Ulcerative Colitis Pathway

1

BCAP

Constipation Guidance for Adults 2019

1

 

Chapter 2 - Cardiovascular system

 

3Ts

Prescribing criteria for Apixaban in stroke prevention in AF

2

3Ts

Oral anticoagulant choices for patient with AF

2

3Ts

FAQ Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs)

2

3Ts

Prescribing criteria for Dabigatran in stroke prevention in AF

2

3Ts

DOACs for DVT and PE in Adults

2

3Ts

Converting between Anticoagulants

2

3Ts

Prescribing criteria for Edoxaban in stroke prevention in AF

2

3Ts

Hypertension guidelines

2

3Ts

Management of Lipids in Primary Care

2

3Ts

Hypercholesterolaemia biologic treatment pathway

2

3Ts

QT interval and drug therapy

2

3Ts

Prescribing criteria for Rivaroxaban in stroke prevention in AF

2

3Ts

Sacubitril Valsartan guidance for heart failure

2

3Ts

Decision aid for NOACs including Edoxaban

2

BCAP

Managing Patients with a High INR on Warfarin

2

BCAP

BCAP Guidelines for prophylaxis and treatment of VTE

2

BCAP

Guidance on converting between anticoagulants

2

BCAP

Management of Lipids in Primary Care

2

BCAP

Rivaroxaban PIL to prevent blood clots when lower limb in plaster cast

2

BCAP

Sacubitril Valsartan guidance for heart failure

2

BCAP

BSW Summary of antiplatelet options in CV disease

2

BCAP

BEMS Community DVT Scan referral and Rivaroxaban

2

BCAP

DOACs for DVT and PE in Adults: Local pathways

2

BCAP

Lower limb plaster cast Thromboprophylaxis protocol

2

 

Chapter 3 - Respiratory system

 

BSW

COPD Guidance for Management in Primary Care Aug 2019

 3

BSW

COPD Inhaler guide

3

3Ts

Short Burst Oxygen Therapy Policy

3

3Ts

Asthma guidance for Adults

3

BCAP

Asthma guidance in adults - August 2018

3

 

Chapter 4 - Central nervous system

 

BSW

Lidocaine Plasters

4

3Ts

Guidelines on weight adjusted paracetamol

4

3Ts

Short term treatment of Agitation and Aggression - June 2014

4

3Ts

AWP advice on use of antipsychotics in dementia care

4

3Ts

AWP Quetiapine XL to Quetiapine plain

4

3Ts

AWP Valproate prescribing for bipolar disorder

4

3Ts

Chronic Migraine pathway for Adults

4

3Ts

Olanzapine IM injection guidelines

4

3Ts

Oxycodone guidelines

4

3Ts

Naltrexone for Alcohol SC treatment pathway

4

3Ts

Oxycodone longtec PIL

4

3Ts

Pain Management documents full set

4

3Ts

Prospect Hospice opioid conversion chart for palliative care

4

3Ts

Guidance on swapping and stopping anti depressants

4

3Ts

Nalmefene for alcohol treatment: Protocol for GPs

4

3Ts

GP protocol for treating acute relapses in MS primary care

4

3Ts

Transdermal patch guidance

4

3Ts

Depression treatment pathway

4

BCAP

Oxycodone guidance

4

BCAP

Pain Management documents full set

4

BCAP

BaNES E Cigarette Leaflet

4

BCAP

BaNES E Cigarette Statement

4

BCAP

Chronic Migraine pathway for Adults

4

BCAP

Depression treatment pathway

4

BCAP

Domperidone guidance

4

BCAP

Guidelines for patients and carers Buccal Midazolam

4

BCAP

Nalmefene Information for Wiltshire GPs only

4

BCAP

NHSE Pregabalin and Gabapentin CD Briefing note

4

BCAP

Restless Legs Rating Scale

4

BCAP

Guidance on swapping and stopping anti depressants

4

BCAP

Tramadol Information for patients

4

BCAP

Treatment pathway for Increasing and Higher Risk drinkers

4

 

Chapter 5 - Infections

 

BSW

BSW Primary Care Antibiotics Guidance FULL

5

BSW

BSW Primary Care Antibiotic Guidance – QRG Children

5

BSW

BSW Primary Care Antibiotic Guidance – QRG Adults

5

3Ts

Fosfomycin guidelines

5

3Ts

GP letter planned Splenectomy

5

3Ts

GP letter unplanned Splenectomy

5

3Ts

GWH Post Splenectomy antibiotic guidelines

5

3Ts

NICE Lyme disease lab investigation and diagnosis

5

3Ts

PHE Tick leaflet

5

BCAP

Empirical Treatment of Infections in Adults

5

BCAP

Treatment of Clostridium Difficile

5

BCAP

MRSA Treatment Summary - February 2019

5

BCAP

NICE Lyme disease lab investigation and diagnosis

5

BCAP

PHE Tick leaflet

5

BCAP

TARGET Treating your infection PIL for OOH urgent care

5

BCAP

TARGET Treating your infection PIL for GP practices

5

BCAP

TARGET Treating your infection for community pharmacies

5

 

Chapter 6 - Endocrine system

 

3Ts

Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Diabetes

6

3Ts

Management of Hyperglycaemia in Type 2 diabetes

6

3Ts

Wiltshire Blood Glucose Monitoring

6

3Ts

3Ts Insulin Formulary

6

3Ts

Alogliptin switch guidance

6

BCAP

RNHRD Bisphosphonate treatment guidelines for GPs

6

BSW

HRT Formulary Treatment Options

6

BCAP

NHSE Primary Care responsibilities Gender Dysphoria

6

BCAP

RCP Good Practice Guideline Gender Dysphoria

6

BCAP

BCAP Insulin Formulary

6

BCAP

Blood Glucose Monitoring

6

BCAP

Type 2 Diabetes Primary Care Guideline

6

BCAP

T2 Diabetes BP management in adults

6

BCAP

NHSE Interim Gender Dysphoria Protocol 2013/14

6

 

Chapter 7 - Obstetrics, gynaecology and urinary-tract disorders

 

3Ts

OAB guidance

7

3Ts

ED guidance

7

BCAP

OAB guidance

7

BCAP

EVRA patch guidance

7

 

Chapter 8 - Malignant disease and immunosuppression

 

 

Chapter 9 - Nutrition and blood

 

BSW

Guide to Prescribing Thickeners for Adults in Primary Care

9

BSW

BSW ITP Treatment Pathway for Adult Patients

9

BSW

Oral Nutritional Supplements Formulary

9

BSW

Care Home Malnutrition Screening Tool

9

BSW

Community Malnutrition Screening Tool

9

3Ts

CMPA Diagnosis and management

9

3Ts

Milk free diet PIL

9

3Ts

Prescribing of vitamins and minerals

9

3Ts

Parent leaflet milk challenge to diagnose milk allergy

9

BCAP

CMPA Diagnosis and management

9

BCAP

Lactose intolerence in children

9

BCAP

Food first advice

9

BCAP

Guidelines on the prescribing of Gluten Free Foods

9

BCAP

Guide to local gluten free shopping BaNES only

9

BCAP

Magnesium Supplementation

9

BCAP

RUH milk allergy information for clinicians

9

BCAP

Vitamin D guidance

9

BCAP

Vit B12 deficiency in pregnancy

9

BCAP

Vit B12 treatment pathway

9

 

Chapter 10 - Musculoskeletal and joint diseases

 

3Ts

Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures in Postmenopausal Women

10

3Ts

Glucosamine and Chondroitin for the treatment of osteoarthritis

10

 

Chapter 11 - Eye

 

BSW

UKOPG Clinical Guidance - Ophthalmic special order products

11

BSW

BSW Dry Eye Guidance - Jan 2020

11

BSW

BaNES and Wilts Pharmacological Management of Glaucoma in Primary Care

11

3Ts

Dexamethasone intravitreal implant guidance

11

3Ts

Ophthalmology topical NSAIDS

11

 

Chapter 12 - Ear, nose and oropharynx

 

3Ts

Allergic Rhinitis guidance

12

BCAP

Allergic Rhinitis guidance

12

 

Chapter 13 - Skin

 

BSW

BSW Barrier Cream Guidance

13

BSW

BSW Actinic Keratoses guidelines Jan2020

13

BSW

British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) list of Dermatology Special Products

13

3Ts

Duplimab for atopic dermatitis treatment pathway

13

3Ts

Emollient quantities guidance

13

3Ts

Emollients prescribing guidelines

13

3Ts

Paraffin hazard leaflet

13

3Ts

GWH guidance on using Methotrexate tablets

13

3Ts

Preferred Unlicensed Dermatological Preparations

13

3Ts

Topical psoriasis treatment pathway

13

3Ts

Community dressings formulary

13

3Ts

Wiltshire dressings formulary booklet and guidelines

13

3Ts

Acne guidance

13

BCAP

Acne guidance

13

BCAP

Duplimab for atopic dermatitis treatment pathway

13

BCAP

Emollients prescribing guidelines

13

BCAP

MRSA Treatment Summary

13

BSW

Plaque Psoriasis biologic treatment pathway

13

 

Chapter 14 - Immunological products and vaccines

 

BCAP

Chickenpox and contact with Chickenpox in pregnancy protocol

14

 

Chapter 17 - Continence and Stoma information

 

BCAP

How to find formulary continence products in clinical systems

17

BCAP

Integrated Continence Urology Products formulary

17

BCAP

Letter to appliance contractors

17

BCAP

Patient leaflet for Indwelling Catheters and Drainage Systems

17

BCAP

RCN Catheter Care Guidance

17

 

Chapter 21 - Palliative Care Formulary

 

BCAP

Palliative Care Booklet

21

BCAP

RUH 'Just in Case' guidance for discharge and planning

21

BCAP

Just in Case meds leaflet

21

BCAP

Just in Case meds prescription for discharge

21

 

 Details...
22.01  Gastrointestinal System
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Please find below our BSW prescribing guidelines relating to the gastro-intestinal system.

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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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