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LCFT/BwD Primary Wound Care Formulary

Lancashire Care NHS Trust Primary Wound Care Formulary

The Wound Care Formulary below is for use in Primary Care by 
Blackburn with Darwen CCG  and Lancashire Care Foundation Trust ONLY
This wound care formulary is your guide to information regarding management of wounds in daily practice.
The Trust has a statutory obligation to provide clinical and cost-effective wound care treatments for the population covered by 
By adhering to products contained within the formulary, practitioners will provide clinically and cost effective treatment to manage
the vast majority of wounds.
Products highlighted in green represent 1st choice in terms of clinical and cost effectiveness. Practitioners are encouraged to 
consider these products first and provide rationale for using alternatives.
The formulary products have been RAG rated, as follows:
          >     GREEN – Universally available to appropriately trained staff
          >     AMBER- restricted access/specialist products
          >     RED - highly specialist products.
When a non-formulary item is prescribed an exception form must be completed and returned (see page 16 of the document).

All material in this section is aimed at health care professionals, but is information currently held in the public domain, members of the  
public seeking advice on medicine-related matters are advised to speak with their GP, pharmacist, nurse or contact NHS111 Service. 
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