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 Report : Traffic light status report 06/08/2020 11:26:32
 
Section Name Number of items
Red Red  692
Amber Amber  213
Amber with Shared Care Amber with Shared Care  28
Green Green  706
Self Self  100
Red Specialist Centre Red Specialist Centre  4
Unknown Unknown  1846

 Traffic Light Status Information

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.  
 Unknown