Medicines approved for use by patients treated by The Dudley Group, in hospital, at one of our outpatient centres, or in the community, are listed here.
Information on the drugs recommended by The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) is included within the report with links to the specific NICE guidance.
For more information on medicines recommended by NICE in England please access the NICE website.
The Dudley Drugs Formulary with links to local guidance and shared care agreements can be accessed here.
The Drug and Therapeutics Committee (hospital only dugs) and the Dudley Area Medicines Management Committee (all other medicines) review new medicines identified by local clinicians and once approved by the group the drugs are added to the formulary.
A New Drug Application form can be accessed by contacting the Pharmacy Department at Russells Hall Hospital.
High Cost Drugs (HCD) Team
The HCD team including two part-time pharmacy technicians, a full time clerical officer supported by a senior pharmacist and the pharmacy procurement team work to maximise drug cost savings from accessing Patient Access Schemes (PAS) and by the increasing the use of Homecare medicines.
For further information please contact Jane Elvidge – Principal Pharmacist – Medicines Management (Jane.Elvidge@nhs.net)