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Welcome to the East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust Formulary
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Useful Links

Antimicrobial Guidelines

Prescription Chart
(Interactive e-learning)

MHRA YellowCard
Report an adverse drug reaction

Web clinical calculators
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Medicines safety
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Latest NICE guidance
Used throughout England & Wales

EKHUFT Prescribing
Policies and Guidelines
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EKHUFT Medicines
Competency & induction
(Login if external to Trust)

Eastern Kent Formulary
& prescribing guidelines since 2013


News Feed

July 2017 There could be temporary national shortages of particular doses of LMWH products in August 2017. Staff in selected clinical services will be notified if this affects them.
July 2017 Welcome to this years new junior doctors. E-learning is available on the prescription chart, safer basic prescribing and how to do VTE risk assessment in our Trust.
July 2017 Download now to your device the new improved BNF and BNFC app for iOS and Android that replaces the previous separate NICE BNF & BNFC apps. The NICE BNF App will be no longer updated.
July 2017 Take allergy seriously. Always check. See safety video.
June 2017 Please check Microguide for the latest on intravenous antibiotic first line choices during the summer 2017 national shortage. Cyclizine is a second line drug for PONV.
April 2016 Download the netFormulary App for your mobile device from the Apple App Store or Google Play. After installation select our Trust from the options offered during a 3 month trial period

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BNF British National Formulary SPC Summary of Product Characteristics InformationNHS
(if you search on a drug name in the search box above, clicking the BNF/SPC icons under the drug entry will take you directly to relevant web page)
BNF British National Formulary for Children  Guys/St Thomas/Kings/Lewisham Paediatric Formulary


The formulary is maintained by the Medicines Information team. Contact Medicines Information for any formulary or medicine queries by email or telephone 723-6001 (internal) or 01233 616001 (external).

This web formulary is continuously updated. There is more information about our formulary here. Within the Trust more medicines information is found on the Drugs & Therapeutic pages and clinical practice is supported by policies and guidelines on Sharepoint as well as the information on Trustnet. We are constantly mitigating medication shortages and update formulary appropriately.


Trust clinicians should apply to add to formulary new medicines/formulations or new indications for an established drug utilising the new drug request form.


Electrolyte Pocket Guide
No access if external to Trust

IV Fluid Pocket Guide
No access if external to Trust

Anticoagulation Guidelines
No access if external to Trust

NOAC Hospital Safety Guidelines:
No access if external to Trust

Nausea & Vomiting Guidelines

No access if external to Trust

Analgesics in Renal Failure Guideline
No access if external to Trust

Drugs & Therapeutics
Requires login if external to Trust
Novel anticoagulants(NOACs) in AF
Decision Aid
Documents may not include yet edoxaban
Patient FAQs


EKHUFT prescribing
safety module
SCRIPT web site

SCRIPT information

SCRIPT manual
Learning from
Medicines Incidents
past issues

No access if external to Trust

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