Formulary & Prescribing Guidelines – Community Health Services
Staff working within EPUT Community Health Services are required to follow the formulary and prescribing guidelines of the local commissioner. These can be found on the local commissioner’s web pages.
Bedfordshire Community Health Services
Bedfordshire and Luton Joint Formulary
South East Essex Community Health Services
Castle Point Clinical Commissioning Groups Formulary
Southend Clinical Commissioning Groups Formulary
West Essex Community Health Services
These formularies are not intended to supersede NICE Technology Appraisals (TAs). Most NICE TA approved drugs will be appropriate for initiation within secondary or tertiary care and may be specifically mentioned. Clinicians can and should prescribe medicines approved by NICE TAs where patients meet the clinical criteria set out in the guidance and that it is the most appropriate treatment option in the clinical judgement of the treating clinician.
Pharmacy Department: 01245 315505
Questions, comments or complaints about the pharmacy service
Hilary Scott, Director of Pharmacy
Trust Head Office
Essex SS11 7XX
Telephone: 01268 739600 ext 1699