netFormulary
 Report : Traffic light status report 20/11/2019 07:25:48
 
Section Name Number of items
Green Green  653
Amber Amber  319
Red Red  224
Red Hospital Only Red Hospital Only  423
Black Black  306
Blue Blue  27
Unknown Unknown  1572
NHS Birmingham and Solihull
Clinical Commissioning Group

 Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description
 Green Green Formulary Status - These preparations are prescribable within primary and secondary care and are considered first line  
 Amber Amber Formulary Status These medicines are considered suitable for prescribing in primary care following specialist initiation or recommendation to initiate therapy. Some of these medicines require on-going communication between the secondary care specialist and primary care prescriber through the use of supporting documentation:- A Effective Shared Care Agreement (ESCA) or A Rationale for Initiation, Continuation and Discontinuation (RICaD)  
 Red Red Formulary Status - These drugs are for specialist use only. The prescribing and supply of these medication must remain with the hospital. They should not be prescribed in primary care. Please add all RED agents to the patients record as a THIRD PARTY prescribed drug.  
 Red Hospital Only Red HOSPITAL ONLY Formulary Status - These drugs are for specialist use only. They should not be prescribed in primary care and prescribing is retained within secondary care. Such medications require specialist knowledge, monitoring, dose adjustments or further evaluation while in use. Please add all RED agents to the patients record as a THIRD PARTY prescribed drug.  
 NICE Approved NICE Approved Formulary Status - Drugs which are approved by NICE in a technology appraisal are available for use in the Trust. All other drugs are available on Consultant request provided the request is authorised by a medical director or an officer of the Drug and Therapeutics committee.   
 Black Non - formulary - Decision following Area Prescribing Committee review  
 Blue Variable Formulary Status - The Blue Status only denotes a variable formulary status, thus prescribing should follow the individual formulary status as listed in the section on the right hand side.  
 Unknown Variable Formulary Status  
 Grey Pending review