|Medicines Management Board Minutes ELHE December 2013 (277 KB)||29/01/2014||Download
| ||New Product Requests: Rotigotine - not recommended for restless leg syndrome. To be considered as part of a review guideline - BLACK Traffic Light.
Flutiform - not recommended for asthma. To be considered as part of asthma guideline - BLACk Traffic Light.
LMMG Recommendations - Taurine inf CF Liver Disease - BLACK Traffic Light. Guidelines for Good Prescribing in Primnary care - updated ELHE guideline for use in Lancashire - accepted for ELHE as written.
Prescribing Guidleines for NOACs in A||
|Medicines Management Board Minutes 20th November 2013 (193 KB)||06/01/2014||Download
| ||New Product Requests -Epiduo Gel® - for 1st line treatment of acne vulgaris - Green traffic light. Melatonin for critical care - mangement of sleep impairment in critcalkly unwell patients - Red Traffic Light.
ingenol mebuate (Picato®)- GREEN traffic light, Fluorouracil+salicylic acid (Actikerall®) and imiquimod 3.75% (Zyclara®) - BLACK traffic light.
Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal®) for use as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy in partial epilepsy only when carbamazepine, lamot||
|Medicines Management Board Minutes September 2013 (195 KB)||03/12/2013||Download
|Medicines Management Board Minutes July 2013 (208 KB)||30/09/2013||Download
| ||Oxetacaine with Antacid Susp - approved for use in palliative Care - RED traffic light
Latanoprost Unit Dose Eye Drops - 2nd line when preservative free treatment reuired- Amber traffic Light
Chlorhexidine eye drops - Opthalmology prescribing only for treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis - RED traffic light
Aclidinium (Eklira Genuair®) - maintenance treatment of COPD - use restricted to patients who have not tolerated tiotropium, who after training are unable to use the tiotropium inhaler or ||
|Medicines Management Board Minutes 19th June 2013 (189 KB)||01/08/2013||Download
| ||New product requests - Salbutamol easyhaler -green traffic light: Aquamax - rejected: Competact - Black traffic light.
Formulary review - HuxD3 - green traffic light: Metoprolol - green traffic light: Qvar Easibreathe - green traffic light.
Good practice guidelines for care homes - creams and expiry dates - approved.
Nice Recommendations - Ranibizumab (NICE TA283) Red traffic light - as an option for treating visual impairment caused ny macular-oedema secondary to retina vein occlusion.
|Medicines Management Board Minutes 22nd May 2013 (216 KB)||08/07/2013||Download
| ||New product request - botulinum for anal fissure - BLACK traffic light.
Unlicensed requests - Tiopronin for recurrent stones RED traffic light. Cantharidrin - deramatolgy use for recalcitrant warts - RED traffic light. Bupivacaine nebulised for chronic cough - specialist supervision - REC traffic light. Aripiprazole - for alternating hemiplegia under specialist supervision - RED traffic light. Sulthiame - for refractory epilepsy under specialist supervision - RED traffic light. NICE recommendat||
|Medicines Management Board Minutes ELHE 17th April 2013 (192 KB)||06/06/2013||Download
| ||New product Request - Dexmededomidine - approved for formulary inclusion for ITU only -RED traffic light.
Omacor - review - LMMG position statement approved by ELMMB for adoption in ELHE.
Osteoporosis guidelines - awaiting cross check with recent guidelines sent out to GPs. CCGs would like their logo adding to the final guidance.
Laxative Guidelines - approved by ELMMB for use and to be incl on website.
Priority setting of medicines - over-arching policy - approved by both CCG boards, needs||
|Medicines Management Board Minutes ELHE 230113 (186 KB)||22/04/2013||Download
| ||ELHT Alcohol Pathway approved for website. HIV Formulary - work on-going. VSL#3 for pouchitis - probiotics policy approved for website. Osteoporsis guidelines - awaiting feedback before finalised. ELHE immunoglobulin prescribing and supply SOP - approved for use. laxative guidelines - awaiting final comments. DVt pathway for primary care - awaiting decision on stocking selection before approval.||
|Medicines Management Board Minutes 6th March 2013 (197 KB)||19/04/2013||Download
| ||Omacor - review to go to LMMG for lancs wide agreement.
Formulary recommendations: metolazone - bendro dose for oedema confirmed as 5mg daily with cardiology. Chloramphenicol topical for wounds - other options being explored. HIV formulary - local guidance still going through FCG. ELHT osteoporosis guidelines - awaiting feedback , long term guidance info to go out to GPs. Ivabradine for Chronic Heart Failure - request for guidance fed to LMMG and awaiting feedback from cardiac network. Laxa||
|Medicines Management Board Minutes ELHE 191212 (208 KB)||06/02/2013||Download
| ||New medicines requests: fentanyl short acting (Abstral®)- Black traffic light: Doxorubicin Beads- radiology use only - Red traffic light.
ELHT alcohol pathway - final version to come to MMB for information.
Formulary recommendations - Metolazone - bendroflumethiazide dose for oedema to be confirmed with cardiology at their next meeting. Levetiracetem - can be prescribed generically. Minocycline - for specialist dermatology use only but not for acne.
New product request; Propverine - speciali||
|Medicines Management Board Minutes ELHE November 2012 (194 KB)||07/01/2013||Download
| ||Omacor - review - to be followed up with Cardiac network.
Formulary recommendations - Chloramphenicol topical for wounds. Metolozone - bendromethiazide drug of choice since indapamide only licensed for hypertension.
Levetiracetam - no progress on generic prescribing.
Phenytoin Flynn capsules - well established patients on epanutin caps should comtinue to receive the equivalent product with no recommendation for review.
Minocycline - feedback regarding specific use in dermatology
|Medicines Management Board Minutes East Lancs - 17th October 2012 (134 KB)||14/12/2012||Download
| ||Anticoagulant Guidelines in AF.
New Medicine Request - Omalizumab for Urticaria.
HIV Formulary and Eviplera Request.
Ozurdex Repeat dose
Rituximab for SLE and related conditions - updated policy.
Formulary recommendations: metolazone now discontinued, cardiology advice needed to suggest alternative suitable therapy. Antiepileptics exceptions to brand prescribing - agreed to prescribe lamotrigine, gabapentin and topiramate generically. Phenytoin Flynn capsules replacing Epanutin capsules - ||