Report : Traffic light status report 03/03/2021 11:27:23
Section Name Number of items
Red Red  675
Amber Continuation  Amber Continuation  302
Amber Shared Care Protocol Amber Shared Care Protocol  58
Green Green  600
Brown Brown  229
Black Black  285
Unknown Unknown  2009
Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

 Traffic Light Status Information

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.