BSW Medicines Optimisation Team

The BSW Medicines Optimisation Website contains the most relevant and up to date prescribing information and guidelines to support all our Primary Care practice GPs, nurses, pharmacists and prescription clerks.

This area provides information on Care Homes, Medicines Governance & CDs, NMPs, POD service, Policies, NMPs, Prescription Guidance, SystmOne TPP and Training & Education.

High Cost Drugs

The BSW Area Prescribing Committee website includes information on the BSW Joint Formulary decision making process and explains how clinicians can make a submission to the BSW Joint Formulary.

High Cost Drugs and Devices (PbR excluded) includes commissioning & funding arrangements, prior approval processes, pathway, policies and individual funding requests.

BSW Joint

The BSW Joint Formulary provides a selective list of medicines approved for use by prescribers within BaNES, Swindon & Wiltshire. Supporting clinical guidance is included where appropriate.

The formulary promotes safe, evidence-based, cost-effective prescribing across primary, secondary and community care.