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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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19.22  Expand sub section  Support Hosiery
Acti-Glide Compression hosiery application system
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Green

Supply of a single unit only

 
   
ActiLymph  (Class 1 18-21mmHg)
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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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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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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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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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Liner pack available in all sizes, both open and closed toe.

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

 
   
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Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

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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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