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 Formulary Chapter 19: Hampshire Wound Formulary - Full Chapter
Notes:

Please refer to the Hampshire Wound Formulary document for other supporting information on wound management

Hampshire Wound Formulary April 2019

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19  Wound care products
19.01  Non/Low adherent dressings
Atrauman 10cm x 20cm
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Green

May not be suitable for patients with sensitivities to conconut or its derivatives. Consider Tricotex for patients with coconut allergy.


 

 
   
Atrauman 20cm x 30cm
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Green

May not be suitable for patients with sensitivities to conconut or its derivatives. Consider Tricotex for patients with coconut allergy.

 
   
Atrauman 5cm x 5cm
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Green

May not be suitable for patients with sensitivities to conconut or its derivatives. Consider Tricotex for patients with coconut allergy.

 
   
Atrauman 7.5cm x 10cm
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Green

May not be suitable for patients with sensitivities to conconut or its derivatives. Consider Tricotex for patients with coconut allergy.

 
   
Softpore 10cm x 10cm
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Green

Not to be used on fragile skin. For minor superficial wounds where all that is required is protection from friction. can be used post-op which can stay in place for 3-5 days.

 
   
Softpore 10cm x 15cm
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Green

Not to be used on fragile skin. For minor superficial wounds where all that is required is protection from friction. can be used post-op which can stay in place for 3-5 days.

 
   
Softpore 10cm x 20cm
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Green

Not to be used on fragile skin. For minor superficial wounds where all that is required is protection from friction. can be used post-op which can stay in place for 3-5 days.

 
   
Softpore 10cm x 25cm
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Green

Not to be used on fragile skin. For minor superficial wounds where all that is required is protection from friction. can be used post-op which can stay in place for 3-5 days.

 
   
Softpore 10cm x 30cm
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Green

Not to be used on fragile skin. For minor superficial wounds where all that is required is protection from friction. can be used post-op which can stay in place for 3-5 days.

 
   
Softpore 6cm x 7cm
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Green

Not to be used on fragile skin. For minor superficial wounds where all that is required is protection from friction. can be used post-op which can stay in place for 3-5 days.

 
   
19.04  Vapour Permeable Adhesive Film Dressing
Hydrofilm 10cm x 12.5cm
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Green

Dry, non infected wounds; retention of lines; fixation of secondary dressings. NB: Management of IV sites - refer to local guidlines

 
   
Hydrofilm 10cm x 15cm
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Green

Dry, non infected wounds; retention of lines; fixation of secondary dressings. NB: Management of IV sites - refer to local guidlines

 
   
Hydrofilm 10cm x 25cm
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Green

Dry, non infected wounds; retention of lines; fixation of secondary dressings. NB: Management of IV sites - refer to local guidlines

 
   
Hydrofilm 12cm x 25cm
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Green

Dry, non infected wounds; retention of lines; fixation of secondary dressings. NB: Management of IV sites - refer to local guidlines

 
   
Hydrofilm 15cm x 20cm
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Green

Dry, non infected wounds; retention of lines; fixation of secondary dressings. NB: Management of IV sites - refer to local guidlines

 
   
Hydrofilm 20cm x 30cm
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Green

Dry, non infected wounds; retention of lines; fixation of secondary dressings. NB: Management of IV sites - refer to local guidlines

 
   
Hydrofilm 6cm x 7cm
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Green

Dry, non infected wounds; retention of lines; fixation of secondary dressings. NB: Management of IV sites - refer to local guidlines

 
   
19.06  Hydrocolloid Dressings
Comfeel Plus Ulcer 10cm x 10cm
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Green

Absorbant hydrocolldoid dressing with added alginate for absorption, a vapour-permeable film backing and bevelled edge.

 
   
Comfeel Plus Ulcer 15cm x 15cm
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Green

Absorbant hydrocolldoid dressing with added alginate for absorption, a vapour-permeable film backing and bevelled edge.

 
   
Comfeel Plus Ulcer 4cm x 6cm
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Green

Absorbant hydrocolldoid dressing with added alginate for absorption, a vapour-permeable film backing and bevelled edge.

 
   
DuoDerm Extra Thin 10cm x 10cm
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Green

To aid debriding, promote granulation, occlusive barrier.


For light to medium exuding wounds ONLY. Ensure correct size is applied; overlap the wound by at least 2 cm . odour from dressing constituents can be a concern to patients.


Not suitable for infected wounds unless oberved frequently. Not indicated routinely on diabetic foot wounds - contact local diabetic/foot protection team for advice.

 
   
DuoDerm Extra Thin 5cm x 10cm
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Green

To aid debriding, promote granulation, occlusive barrier.


For light to medium exuding wounds ONLY. Ensure correct size is applied; overlap the wound by at least 2 cm . odour from dressing constituents can be a concern to patients.


Not suitable for infected wounds unless oberved frequently. Not indicated routinely on diabetic foot wounds - contact local diabetic/foot protection team for advice.

 
   
DuoDerm Extra Thin 7.5cm x 7.5cm
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Green

To aid debriding, promote granulation, occlusive barrier.


For light to medium exuding wounds ONLY. Ensure correct size is applied; overlap the wound by at least 2 cm . odour from dressing constituents can be a concern to patients.


Not suitable for infected wounds unless oberved frequently. Not indicated routinely on diabetic foot wounds - contact local diabetic/foot protection team for advice.

 
   
19.07  Hydrogel Dressings to top
IntraSite Conformable 10cm x 10cm
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Green

Primary indicated for the treatment of necrotic and sloughy wounds, e.g. leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and non-infected diabetic foot ulcers. Not suitable for infected or heavily exudating wounds. Secondary dressings required.

 
   
IntraSite Conformable 10cm x 20cm
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Green

Primary indicated for the treatment of necrotic and sloughy wounds, e.g. leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and non-infected diabetic foot ulcers. Not suitable for infected or heavily exudating wounds. Secondary dressings required.

 
   
IntraSite Conformable 10cm x 40cm
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Green

Primary indicated for the treatment of necrotic and sloughy wounds, e.g. leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and non-infected diabetic foot ulcers. Not suitable for infected or heavily exudating wounds. Secondary dressings required.

 
   
KerraLite Cool 6cm x 6cm
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Green

Consider when pain is a significant factor.


For use on chronic wounds, painful wounds, skin conditions such as leg ulcers, radiation therapy damage, burns and scalds. May be used on low-exuding and non-exuding wounds to assist in autolytic debridement by hydration of necrotic and sloughy tissue and for absorption of exudate.

 
   
KerraLite Cool 8.5cm x 12cm
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Green

Consider when pain is a significant factor.


For use on chronic wounds, painful wounds, skin conditions such as leg ulcers, radiation therapy damage, burns and scalds. May be used on low-exuding and non-exuding wounds to assist in autolytic debridement by hydration of necrotic and sloughy tissue and for absorption of exudate.

 
   
19.08  Alginate Dressings
Suprasorb A 10cm x 10cm
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Green

Calcium alginate primary dressing for use in shallow, moist wounds. for management of moderatley or heavily exuding wounds.


secondary dressings are required to support the alginate in situ and maintain a moist environment.

 
   
Suprasorb A 5cm x 5cm
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Green

Calcium alginate primary dressing for use in shallow, moist wounds. for management of moderatley or heavily exuding wounds.


secondary dressings are required to support the alginate in situ and maintain a moist environment.

 
   
Suprasorb A Rope 2g (30cm)
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Green

For exudate management and wound healing of large open cavity wounds.

 
   
19.11  Absorbent Foam Dressings
Zetuvit E Sterile 10cm x 10cm
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Green

Absorbent and protective. Used as a secondary dressing. NB Community nurses can obtain Surgipads from central stores.

 
Zetuvit E Sterile 10cm x 20cm
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Green

Absorbent and protective. Used as a secondary dressing. NB Community nurses can obtain Surgipads from central stores.

 
Zetuvit E Sterile 20cm x 20cm
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Green

Absorbent and protective. Used as a secondary dressing. NB Community nurses can obtain Surgipads from central stores.

 
Zetuvit E Sterile 20cm x 40cm
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Green

Absorbent and protective. Used as a secondary dressing. NB Community nurses can obtain Surgipads from central stores.

 
Allevyn Life 12.9cm x 12.9cm
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Green

Hyper-absorbent. For use on high exudating wounds where a wear time 5 - 7 days is required.

 
   
Allevyn Life 15.4cm x 15.4cm
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Green

Hyper-absorbent. For use on high exudating wounds where a wear time 5 - 7 days is required.

 
   
Kliniderm Superabsorbent Dressing  (Kliniderm)
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Green

 to replace Vliwasorb Pro  Sizes available, in packs of 10 unless stated otherwise:

10cm x 10cm
10cm x 15cm
10cm x 20cm
20cm x 20cm (pack 15)
20cm x 30cm

20cm x 40cm

 
   
19.12  Foam Dressings
Biatain Silicone adhesive 10cm x 10cm
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Green

A soft, absorbent polyurethane foam pad with a vapour-permeable film backing and a silicone adhesive border.

 
   
Biatain Silicone adhesive 12.5cm x 12.5cm
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Green

A soft, absorbent polyurethane foam pad with a vapour-permeable film backing and a silicone adhesive border.

 
   
Biatain Silicone adhesive 15cm x 15cm
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Green

A soft, absorbent polyurethane foam pad with a vapour-permeable film backing and a silicone adhesive border.

 
   
Biatain Silicone adhesive 7.5cm x 7.5cm
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Green

A soft, absorbent polyurethane foam pad with a vapour-permeable film backing and a silicone adhesive border.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone Border adhesive 10cm x 10m
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.


Foam dressings should not be used for pressure relief.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone Border adhesive 10cm x 20cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.


Foam dressings should not be used for pressure relief.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone Border adhesive 12.5cm x 12.5cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone Border adhesive 15cm x 15cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone Border adhesive 15cm x 20cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone Border adhesive 7.5cm x 7.5cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone non-adhesive 10cm x 10cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.


Foam dressings should not be used for pressure relief.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone non-adhesive 10cm x 20cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.


Foam dressings should not be used for pressure relief.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone non-adhesive 15cm x 15cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.


Foam dressings should not be used for pressure relief.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone non-adhesive 20cm x 20cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.


Foam dressings should not be used for pressure relief.

 
   
Kliniderm Foam Silicone non-adhesive 5cm x 5cm
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Green

For use on moderately exuding wounds. Foam dressing should be left in place for up to 7 days. Exudate will be visible but change dressing when strike through is 1 cm from edge.


Foam dressings should not be used for pressure relief.

 
   
19.13  Absorbent Dressings
Exufiber 10cm x 10cm
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Green

For infected/heavily exudating wounds. Do NOT use on dry or low exudating wounds. Requires a secondary dressing.

 
   
Exufiber 15cm x 15cm
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Green

For infected/heavily exudating wounds. Do NOT use on dry or low exudating wounds. Requires a secondary dressing.

 
   
Exufiber 2cm x 45cm
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Green

Apply in a cavity wound or on shallow wounds. Should overlap the wound margins.

 
   
Exufiber 4.5cm x 10cm
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Green

Apply in a cavity wound or on shallow wounds. Should overlap the wound margins.

 
   
Exufiber 4.5cm x 20cm
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Green

Apply in a cavity wound or on shallow wounds. Should overlap the wound margins.

 
   
Exufiber 4.5cm x 30cm
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Green

Apply in a cavity wound or on shallow wounds. Should overlap the wound margins.

 
   
Exufiber 5cm x 5cm
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Green

For infected/heavily exudating wounds. Do NOT use on dry or low exudating wounds. Requires a secondary dressing.

 
   
19.14  Odour Absorbing Dressing to top
Clinisorb 10cm x 10cm
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Green

Sterile activated charcoal cloth. Apply as a secondary dressing over an appropriate primary dressing. Exudate will reduce the dressings effectiveness. Can be cut to size. Can be used in the management of malodourous wounds such as fungating wounds, pressure ulcers, leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers.

 
   
Clinisorb 10cm x 20cm
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Green

Sterile activated charcoal cloth. Apply as a secondary dressing over an appropriate primary dressing. Exudate will reduce the dressings effectiveness. Can be cut to size. Can be used in the management of malodourous wounds such as fungating wounds, pressure ulcers, leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers.

 
   
Clinisorb 15cm x 25cm
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Green

Sterile activated charcoal cloth. Apply as a secondary dressing over an appropriate primary dressing. Exudate will reduce the dressings effectiveness. Can be cut to size. Can be used in the management of malodourous wounds such as fungating wounds, pressure ulcers, leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers.

 
   
19.15  Topical Antibacterials
 note 

For management of critically colonised and infected wounds only

  • All antimicrobial dressing should be used initially for two weeks only. If after reassessment the need for further antimicrobial use is indicated this should be documented in the patient’s notes together with the rational.
  • Expert advice and guidance from Tissue Viability Team should be sought if antimicrobial dressings are required for a longer period than 2 weeks.
Inadine 5cm x 5cm
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First Choice
Green

Non-adherent dressing impregnated with 10% povidone-iodine. colour changes will indicates when to change dressing.


Management and prevention of infection in ulcers, minor burns and minor traumatic skin injuries. Not effective in medium to heavy exudate.

 
Inadine 9.5 x 9.5
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First Choice
Green

Non-adherent dressing impregnated with 10% povidone-iodine. colour changes will indicates when to change dressing.


Management and prevention of infection in ulcers, minor burns and minor traumatic skin injuries. Not effective in medium to heavy exudate.

 
Iodoflex 10g
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First Choice
Green

Cadexomer dressing with iodine. For the treatment of chronic exuding wounds. Not to be used on dry necrotic tissue.


Can apply up to 50g per dressing change, cover with a secondary dressing and change when paste is saturated. do NOT exceed 150g Iodoflex in 1 week, or more than 3 months single course of treatment.

 
Iodoflex 5g
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Green

Cadexomer dressing with iodine. For the treatment of chronic exuding wounds. Not to be used on dry necrotic tissue.


Can apply up to 50g per dressing change, cover with a secondary dressing and change when paste is saturated. do NOT exceed 150g Iodoflex in 1 week, or more than 3 months single course of treatment.

 
Cutimed Sorbact Swab 4cm x 6cm
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Green

DACC-coated, hydrophobic, antimicrobial wound contact layer. Primary dressing for contaminated, colonised or infected superficial or deep wounds including superficial wounds. traumatic, post-operative or dehisced wounds, ulcers and fungal infections in the groin, skin folds or between digits.

 
   
Cutimed Sorbact Swab 7cm x 9cm
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Green

DACC-coated, hydrophobic, antimicrobial wound contact layer. Primary dressing for contaminated, colonised or infected superficial or deep wounds including superficial wounds. traumatic, post-operative or dehisced wounds, ulcers and fungal infections in the groin, skin folds or between digits.

 
   
Durafiber Ag 10cm x 10cm
(Silver)
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Green

A highly absorbent, non-woven, sliver gelling fibre dressing. Use as a primary dressing for moderately to high exuding wounds where there is infection.

 
   
Durafiber Ag 15cm x 15cm
(Silver)
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Green

A highly absorbent, non-woven, sliver gelling fibre dressing. Use as a primary dressing for moderately to high exuding wounds where there is infection.

 
   
Durafiber Ag 2cm x 45cm
(Silver)
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Green

A highly absorbent, non-woven, sliver gelling fibre dressing. Use as a primary dressing for moderately to high exuding wounds where there is infection.

 
   
Durafiber Ag 4cm x 10cm
(Silver)
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Green

A highly absorbent, non-woven, sliver gelling fibre dressing. Use as a primary dressing for moderately to high exuding wounds where there is infection.

 
   
Durafiber Ag 4cm x 20cm
(Silver)
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Green

A highly absorbent, non-woven, sliver gelling fibre dressing. Use as a primary dressing for moderately to high exuding wounds where there is infection.

 
   
Durafiber Ag 4cm x 30cm
(Silver)
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Green

A highly absorbent, non-woven, sliver gelling fibre dressing. Use as a primary dressing for moderately to high exuding wounds where there is infection.

 
   
Durafiber Ag 5cm x 5cm
(Silver)
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Green

A highly absorbent, non-woven, sliver gelling fibre dressing. Use as a primary dressing for moderately to high exuding wounds where there is infection.

 
   
Medihoney Antibacterial Honey Apinate 1.9cm x 30cm
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Green

Non-adherent, non-absorbent, protease modulating matrix, sterile. Contains calcium and antibacterial honey.

 
   
Medihoney Antibacterial Honey Apinate 10cm x 10cm
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Green

Non-adherent, non-absorbent, protease modulating matrix, sterile. Contains calcium and antibacterial honey.

 
   
Medihoney Antibacterial Medical Honey 20g
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Green

Useful on sinus wounds. indicated for infected or critically colonised wounds. Can be effective if malodour present, as a desloughing agent or in the treatment of necrotic wounds.

 
   
Medihoney Antibacterial Medical Honey 50g
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Green

Useful on sinus wounds. indicated for infected or critically colonised wounds. Can be effective if malodour present, as a desloughing agent or in the treatment of necrotic wounds.

 
   
Medihoney HCS 11cm x 11cm
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Green

An all-in-one dressing that combines 63% Medihoney in a hydrogel dressing with superabsorbent polymer.

 
   
Medihoney HCS 11cm x 11cm (Adhesive)
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Green

An all-in-one dressing that combines 63% Medihoney in a hydrogel dressing with superabsorbent polymer.


The adhesive dressing does not require a secondary dressing. For dry to moderately exudating wounds.

 
   
Medihoney HCS 6cm x 6cm
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Green

An all-in-one dressing that combines 63% Medihoney in a hydrogel dressing with superabsorbent polymer.

 
   
Medihoney Tulle Dressing 10cm x 10cm
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Green

For superficial wounds. Strong woven dressings impregnated with antibacterial honey, sterile. 

 
   
Protosan 30ml gel
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Green

Cleansing, decontamination and moisturising of acute and chronic skin wounds, first and second degree burns. (impregnated with dialkylcarbamoyl chloride)

 
   
Protosan 350ml bottle
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Green

Single patient use, more cost effective and has a shelf life of 8 weeks once opened.


Wound irrigation solution containing Betaine which is gentle effective surfactant which penetrates, disturbs and removes biofilm and wound debris, and PHMB to help control bacterial levels on the wound.

 
   
Protosan 40ml Pod
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Green

Protonsan pods should be reserved for acute use only.

 
   
Suprasorb X + PHMB 14cm x 20cm
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Green

Light to moderately exuding wounds, superficial and deep, critically colonised and infected wounds. Bio-cellulose dressing impregnated with broad-spectrum antimicrobial (PMBH polyhexamethylene biguanide 0.3%) can be effective if the wound is infected and painful.

 
   
Suprasorb X + PHMB 2cm x 21cm
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Green

Light to moderately exuding wounds, superficial and deep, critically colonised and infected wounds. Bio-cellulose dressing impregnated with broad-spectrum antimicrobial (PMBH polyhexamethylene biguanide 0.3%) can be effective if the wound is infected and painful.

 
   
Suprasorb X + PHMB 5cm x 5cm
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Green

Light to moderately exuding wounds, superficial and deep, critically colonised and infected wounds. Bio-cellulose dressing impregnated with broad-spectrum antimicrobial (PMBH polyhexamethylene biguanide 0.3%) can be effective if the wound is infected and painful.

 
   
Suprasorb X + PHMB 9cm x 9cm
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Green

Light to moderately exuding wounds, superficial and deep, critically colonised and infected wounds. Bio-cellulose dressing impregnated with broad-spectrum antimicrobial (PMBH polyhexamethylene biguanide 0.3%) can be effective if the wound is infected and painful.

 
   
19.16  Zinc Paste Bandages
Ichthopaste 7.5cm x 6m
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Formulary
Green

Chronic eczema/dermatitis where occlusion is indicated. Zinc paste and ichthammol.


Ensure any residue is removed before re-bandaging. Patch testing is required prior to use. To be applied as per manufacturer's guidance. Not as a primary dressing or as a patch.

 
   
19.20  Miscellaneous
Clinipod 20ml x 25 pods (sodium chloride 0.9%)
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Formulary
Green

Normal saline is the irrigation solution of choice. all irrigation solutions should be applied at body temperature. tap water is only to be used according to local policy for leg washing and all chronic and acute wounds will be cleansed with a setile, single use solution, if required.

 
   
Gamgee Drug Tariff (pink) 500g
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Formulary
Green

Used to absorb large amounts of exudate. Not to be used as primary dressing. If used in leg management always pad OUTSIDE the bandage to maintain adequate pressures (if compression to the leg).


Can be cut to size.

 
   
LBF Sterile No Sting Barrier Film 5 x 1ml
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Formulary
Green
 
   
LBF Sterile No Sting Barrier Film 5 x 2ml
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Formulary
Green
 
   
Leukostrip 6.4cm x 76mm
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Formulary
Green

Available on FP10, more cost-effective than Steri-strip.

 
   
LimbO waterproof leg protector
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Formulary
Green

Available as slim, normal and large build, standard leg and short leg.

 
   
Non-woven fabric swab 7.5cm x 7.5cm (Sterile)
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Formulary
Green

Used for general purpose swabbing and cleansing.

 
   
Nurse It dressing Pack
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Formulary
Green

Pair of powder-free latex vinyl gloves, 7 non-woven swabs, 1 compartment tray, disposable forceps, laminate paper sterile field, large apron, paper towel and white polythene disposable bag.

 
   
Polyfield Nitrile Patient Pack (Sterile dressing pack)
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Green

Sterile dressing pack containing powder-free nitrile gloves, laminate sheet, 7 non-woven swabs, towel, apron and disposable bag.

 
   
Potassium permanganate tablets (Permitabs tablets for topical solution)
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Formulary
Green

Restricted Item Information on restriction - Dermatology only.


One Permitabs solution tablet should be dissolved in four litres of water to produce a 0.01% (1 in 10 000) solution of potassium permanganate.

 
   
UrgoStart
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Amber Initiation

There are 5 formats of the dressing and each comes in different sizes: UrgoStart Contact Layer, UrgoStart Non-Adhesive, UrgoStart Plus Pad, UrgoStart Border and UrgoStart Plus Border.

 
Link  NICE MTG 40: UrgoStart for treating diabetic foot ulcers and leg ulcers
   
19.21  Adhesive Tapes
Clinipore tape 2.5cm x 5m
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Green
 
Clinipore tape 5cm x 5m
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Green
 
Hypafix tape
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Green

2.5cm, 5cm, 10cm

 
   
19.22  Support Hosiery to top
Acti-Glide Compression hosiery application system
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Formulary
Green

Supply of a single unit only

 
   
ActiLymph  (Class 1 18-21mmHg)
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Formulary
Green

Light compression Hosiery for early mild chronic oedema with little leg distortion. suitable for chronic oedema, lymphoedema, lipoedema, prophylaxis, maintenence therapy and palliative use.


Available in Below knee and above knee. Wide or regular band. Closed toe and open toe. Various colours and sizes.

 
   
ActiLymph  (Class 2 23-32mmHg)
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Formulary
Green

Medium compression hosiery for moderate to severe chronic oedema and lymphoedema where resistant oedema occurs and shape disfunction.


Available in Below knee and above knee. Wide or regular band. Closed toe and open toe. Various colours and sizes.

 
   
ActiLymph  (Class 3 34-46mmHg)
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Formulary
Green

Provides strong compression and should be used for maintenance of severe chronic oedema and lymphoedema, where resistant oedema persists, history of recurring ulceration or where lymphatic damage is considerable and use of lower classes has proved ineffective.


Available in Below knee and above knee. Wide or regular band. Closed toe and open toe. Various colours and sizes.

 
   
Activa Leg Ulcer Hosiery Kit (1 stocking, 2 liners)
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Formulary
Green

Available as small, medium, large , XL, XXL. Useful for active ulceration to apply full compression for patients who can't tolerate bandaging. Assessing and measuring as per single hosiery product.

 
   
Activa Liner pack (3 liners)
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Green

Liner pack available in all sizes, both open and closed toe.

 
   
Activa support compression hosiery (Class 1 14-17mmHg)
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Formulary
Green

Light (mild) compression Hosiery


Available in Below knee and thigh length, closed toe and open toe. Various colours and sizes.

 
   
Activa support compression hosiery (Class 2 18-24mmHg)
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Formulary
Green

Medium (moderate) compression hosiery


Available in Below knee and thigh length, closed toe and open toe. Various colours and sizes.

 
   
Activa support compression hosiery (Class 3 25-35mmHg)
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Formulary
Green

Strong support compression hosiery for recurring leg ulceration and gross varices.


Available in Below knee and thigh length, closed toe and open toe. Various colours and sizes.

 
   
19.23  Bandages
Actico 10cm x 6m
(Not latex free)
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First Choice
Green

Cohesive short stretch bandage for single use and adapted according to ankle circumference. can be worn for up to 7 day. Recommended in patients with an ABPI of > 0.8


10cm width for routine below knee leg ulcer bandaging.

 
Ultra Lite 10cm x 4.5cm
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First Choice
Green

Bandage should be used as an alternative to K-Lite where there are symptoms of, or identified arterial disease present in the lower leg.

 
Actico 12cm x 6m
(Not latex free)
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Green

12cm Actico bandages are for use in patients with chronic oedema. 12 cm banadge should be applied to the thigh.

 
Actico 8cm x 6m
(Not latex free)
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First Choice
Green

8cm Actico bandages are for use in patients with chronic oedema. 8 cm banadge should be applied to the foot.

 
Comprilan 10cm x 5m
(Latex free)
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First Choice
Green

Reusable system (washable) High cotton content. For specialist chronic oedema management.

 
Coban 2 Comfort foam layer (layer 1) 10cm x 3.5m
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
Coban 2 Comfort foam layer (layer 1) 15cm x 3.5m
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Second Choice
Green

15cm width bandage should be used for applying to the knee and thigh of patients with chronic oedema.

 
   
Coban 2 Compression layer (layer 2) 10cm x 4.5m
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
Coban 2 Compression layer (layer 2) 15cm x 4.5m
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Second Choice
Green

The Coban 2 15cm width bandage should be used for applying reduced compression to the knee and thigh of patients with chronic oedema.

 
   
Coban 2 Lite Comfort foam layer (layer 1) 10cm x 2.7m
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
Coban 2 Lite Comfort foam layer (layer 1) 15cm x 2.7m
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Second Choice
Green

The Coban 2 lite comfort 15cm width bandage should be used for applying reduced compression to the knee and thigh of patients with chronic oedema.

 
   
Coban 2 Lite Compression layer (layer 2) 10cm x 3.5m
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
Coban 2 Lite Compression layer (layer 2) 15cm x 3.5m
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Second Choice
Green

15cm width bandage should be used for applying reduced compression to the knee and thigh of patients with chronic oedema.

 
   
Coban 2 Lite compression system Kit
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Second Choice
Green

Designed to be more comfitable to patients less tolerant of compression therapy and/or who require reduced compression thepray.


This system is designed to be used as a kit and should not be used with other wadding or bandages.


 

 
   
K-Lite 10cm x 4.5cm
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Second Choice
Green

second-line use after Ultra-Lite

 
   
Coban 2 Layer compression system Kit
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Second Choice
Green

Multi-layer compression bandage kit. Bandages of choice for lymphoedema/coedema management.


Coban 2 system is second-line for patients requiring full compression where Actico is considered inappropriate, known latex allergies or slippage may be a concern.

 
   
Clinifast  (Red, Green, Blue, Yellow and beige lines)
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Green

Available in 1m, 3m and 5m lengths.

 
   
Comfifast
(Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, and Beige lines)
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Formulary
Green

Available in 1m, 3m and 5m lengths.

 
   
Ultra Soft 10cm x 3.5cm
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Formulary
Green

Sub compression padding bandage used to protect the limb and for shaping if required.

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Activon Tulle (Honey dressing) 10 x 10

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Non Formulary
 
Allevyn Adhesive (Rectangle) (Pad 10 x 20)

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Non Formulary

test

 
Allevyn Adhesive (Rectangle) 12.5 x 22.5

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Non Formulary
 
Allevyn Adhesive Square (Pad 10 x 10)

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Non Formulary
 
Allevyn Adhesive Square (Pad 15 x 15)

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Non Formulary
 
Allevyn Adhesive Square (Pad 7.5 x 7.5)

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Non Formulary
 
Allevyn Adhesive Square 10 x 10

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Non Formulary
 
Allevyn Adhesive Square 12.5 x 12.5

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Allevyn Adhesive Square 17.5 x 17.5

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Non Formulary
 
Allevyn Adhesive Square 7.5 x 7.5

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Non Formulary
 
Aquacel Ag + Extra

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Non Formulary
 
Aquacel Ag 10 x 10

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Non Formulary
 
Aquacel Ag 15 x 15

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Non Formulary
 
C View 10 x 12

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Non Formulary
 
C View 15 x 20

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Non Formulary
 
C View 20 x 30

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Non Formulary
 
Chemfix tape 10cm x 5m

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Non Formulary

Discontinued

 
Chemfix tape 5cm x 5m

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Non Formulary

Discontinued

 
DermaSilk silk garments

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Non Formulary
 
DreamSkin silk garments

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Non Formulary
 
Flivasorb 10cm x 10cm

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Non Formulary

Super-absorbent.

 
Flivasorb 10cm x 20cm

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Non Formulary

Super-absorbent.

 
Flivasorb 20cm x 20cm

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Non Formulary

Super-absorbent.

 
Flivasorb 20cm x 30cm

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Non Formulary

Super-absorbent.

 
Hydrocolloid Pad 7 x 9

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Non Formulary
 
Hydrocolloid Pad 7 x 9

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Non Formulary
 
Mepilex Border lite 10 x 10

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Non Formulary
 
Mepilex lite 15 x 15

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Non Formulary
 
Mepitel 12 x 15

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Non Formulary
 
Mepitel 5 x 7.5

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Non Formulary
 
Mesorb 10 x 15

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Non Formulary
 
Mesorb 10 x 20

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Non Formulary
 
Mesorb 15 x 20

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Mesorb 20 x 25

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Non Formulary
 
Mesorb 20 x 30

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Non Formulary
 
N/A Ultra 19 x 9.5

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Non Formulary
 
Non-Adhesive 10 x 20

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Non Formulary
 
Oval Pad 10 x 12

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Non Formulary
 
Oval Thin 13 x 15

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Non Formulary
 
Oval Thin Pad 10 x 12

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Non Formulary
 
Sorbsan Flat 10 x 20

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Non Formulary
 
Sorbsan Flat 5 x 5

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm 10 x 12

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm 10 x 12

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Tegaderm IV 5 x 5.7 (for paeds)

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Tegaderm IV 8.5 x 10.5

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm with pad 9 x 10

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm with pad 9 x 15

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm with pad 9 x 20

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm with pad 9 x 25

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Non Formulary
 
Tegaderm with pad 9 x 35

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Unlicensed Drug
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Scottish Medicines Consortium
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Controlled Drug
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NHS England
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Green

Primary and Secondary Care (unrestricted) may be prescribed by GPs, hospital doctors or other qualified prescribers in primary and secondary care  

Amber Initiation

Amber Initiated: first prescription from specialist, on going supplies from primary care (or when stabilised on therapy).  

Amber Recommended

Amber recommended: first prescription may be supplied by primary care under the advice of a specialist.  

Amber with Shared Care

For initiation within a specialist service followed by ongoing prescribing in primary care according to published shared care guidance  

Red

For initiation and ongoing prescribing in secondary care only. Medicines in this category may be further restricted to use by specific hospital departments only.  

Blue

For prescribing in primary care only  

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