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 Formulary Chapter 8: Malignant disease and immunosuppression - Full Chapter
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Foundation year 1 prescribing guidance. No F1 doctor should prescribe a  cytotoxic- please refer to the following http://kchspprd03/_layouts/15/osssearchresults.aspx?u=http%3A%2F%2Fkchspprd03&k=foundation%20year%201%20prescribing

Kent and Medway Oncological Treatment Pathway relevant to a condition. This section of the formulary will be explicit as to which treatments are funded routinely by the NHS for an oncology indication but a patient's treatment order will reflect the more detailed information in the respective pathway. 

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08.02.04  Expand sub section  Other immunomodulating drugs
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Interferon Alfa
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Interferon beta
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Interferon gamma
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Aldesleukin to top
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin bladder instillation (OncoTICE® or ImmuCyst®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
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Urology use only 
   
08.02.04  Expand sub section  BCG bladder instillation
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Canakinumab
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Dimethyl fumarate
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Fingolimod
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Glatiramer acetate to top
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Histamine
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Lenalidomide, pomalidomide, and thalidomide
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Mifamurtide
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Natalizumab
08.02.04  Expand sub section  Teriflunomide to top
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 Non Formulary Items
Aldesleukin  (Proleukin®)

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NHS status  IFR only in cancer indications(NHS England responsibility)

Star High cost drug reimbursed separately from NHS England tariff (PBR excluded)
 
  
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Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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Status Description

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Requires to be initiated by specialist for repeat GP Prescribing (Purple as per Eclipse East Kent Primary Care Formulary, may be top sliced) If a downloadable EKPG Prescribing Information Sheet exists in the formulary entry for the drug, it, or an URL (shortcut to webpage/document) should be sent to the GP. See also "Hints in how to incorporate documents for medicines information into clinical communications to GPs".  

Amber 1

Shared Care (Orange as per Eclipse East Kent Primary Care Formulary). See the Principles of Shared Care Agreements and Shared Care Agreements: Assessment against agreed Principles of Shared Care documents. If a downloadable template document exists in the formulary entry for this drug, it should be sent to the GP (and patient) once patient specific details are incorporated. See "Hints in how to incorporate shared care documents for medicines into clinical communications to GPs".  

Amber 2

Shared Care and topsliced (Orange as per Eclipse East Kent Primary Care Formulary) See the Principles of Shared Care Agreements and Shared Care Agreements: Assessment against agreed Principles of Shared Care documents. If a downloadable template document exists in the formulary entry for this drug, it should be sent to the GP (and patient) once patient specific details are incorporated. See "Hints in how to incorporate shared care documents for medicines into clinical communications to GPs".  

Black

A decision has been made by either or both the local or national NHS not to routinely commission this preparation for its licensed indications  

Blue

No comment on drug in East Kent Primary Care Formulary (Blue as per Eclipse East Kent Primary Care Formulary)  

Brown

Exceptional Use Only (Brown as per Eclipse East Kent Primary Care Formulary)   

Green

On East Kent Primary Care Formulary (Pink or Green as per Eclipse East Kent Primary Care Formulary)  

Grey

Not assessed/Not recommended (As per Eclipse East Kent Primary Care Formulary)  

Red

Hospital Only (As per Eclipse East Kent Primary Care Formulary)  

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Known to be commissioned for local NHS patients but only available to them from another provider than EKHUFT  

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