November 2017: Nationally a number of significant supply chain shortages continue to be managed. Please check Microguide for latest antimicrobial advice and be aware that formulations of several iv drugs supplied by pharmacy may have different strengths to those that you may be used to using. 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 The NICE BNF App will be no longer updated.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. 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 February 2016 The East Kent CCGs have issued advice on Prescribing of Mediciations that are available for Purchase Over the Counter (OTC)
The formulary is maintained by the Medicines Information team. Contact Medicines Information for any formulary or medicine queries by email ekh-tr.MedicinesInformation@nhs.net or telephone 723-6001 (internal) or 01233 616001 (external).
This web formulary is continuously updated. There is more information about our formularyhere. 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.
QUICK LINKS TO TRUST MEDICINES RELATED GUIDELINES & e-LEARNING