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 Formulary Chapter 26: A5 - Wound managment products and elasticated garments - Full Chapter
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A5.02.03  Expand sub section  Soft polymer dressings
A5.02.03  Expand sub section  Without absorbent pad
Adaptic® Touch
(Non-adherent silicone)
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Amber Continuation

MUST be authorised by TV team before ordering (oxfordhealth.tissueviability@nhs.net or tissueviability@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk).

Silicone step up dressing if other contact layers ineffective - can be used with VAC therapy. For more information, please see OCCG Wound Management Formulary and Guidance for Selecting Alternatives to Foams. 

APCO May 2015.

 
   
Mepilex lite
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Red

Secondary care use only. 

APCO July 2006.

 
   
Mepitel
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Red

Secondary care use only. 

APCO July 2006.

 
   
Urgotul®
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Amber Continuation

MUST be authorised by TV team before ordering (oxfordhealth.tissueviability@nhs.net or tissueviability@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk).

Consider if Adaptic® Touch can be used with VAC therapy in line with OCCG Wound Management Formulary.

APCO May 2015.

 
   
A5.02.03  Expand sub section  With absorbent pad
A5.02.03  Expand sub section  Bio-cellulose dressings
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Mepitac

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Silflex

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Status Description

Red

Red: Medicines which should only be prescribed in secondary care by a specialist.  

Amber Continuation

Amber Continuation: Medicines which should be initiated or recommended by a specialist for continuation in primary care. The specialist must notify the GP that the prescribing responsibility has been transferred.   

Amber Shared Care Protocol

Amber Shared Care Protocol: Medicines which are appropriate to be initiated and stabilised by a specialist, once stabilised the medicine may be appropriate for responsibility to be transferred from secondary to primary care with the agreement of a GP and a formal ‘shared care’ agreement. The shared care protocol must be approved by the Area Prescribing Committee Oxfordshire (APCO).   

Green

Green: Medicines which are suitable for initiation and ongoing prescribing within primary care.   

Brown

Brown: Medicines which should only be prescribed in restricted circumstances.  

Black

Black: Medicines which are not recommended for use because of lack of evidence of clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness or safety.  

OCCG Green

not used  

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