Prescribing Guidance (by BNF Chapter)

BSW Area Prescribing Committee

Prescribing Guidance (by BNF Chapter)

1 – Gastro-intestinal

1 – Gastro-intestinal

BSW Ranitidine Supply Disruption Guidance
BSW Management of Constipation in Adults Guidelines
BSW Guidance for the use of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) in Adults
Proton Pump Inhibitors in Paediatrics (SFT)
BSW Management of IBS with constipation in Adults
Bariatric surgery and medicines (PrescQipp Bulletin)

2 – Cardiovascular

2 – Cardiovascular

Anticoagulation in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF): BSW Guidance for Prescribers
Inclisiran Guidance for Primary Care
NHS Accelerated Access Collaborative » Summary of national guidance for lipid management (england.nhs.uk)
NHS BSW CCG Postural hypotension prescribing guidelines for primary care
BSW STP Antiplatelets Summary (GWH & RUH pts only)
INR Self Testing Guidance
BSW Sacubitril Valsartan for Heart Failure
Wiltshire Omega-3 - advisory summary
Wiltshire Compression and Lymphoedema Garments
Guidelines for the use of Dapagliflozin and Empagliflozin in Heart Failure
BaNES Heparin Sodium IV Flush - Self Prescribing Guidance

Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs – formerly NOACs)

BSW Guidance on converting between anticoagulants
BSW PrescQIPP Atrial fibrillation: Patient information and decision aid
BSW PrescQIPP Prescriber decision support - Warfarin
BSW PrescQIPP Patient information - Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs)
BSW PrescQIPP Comparison of novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs)
BSW PrescQIPP Drug interactions with NOACs
BSW PrescQIPP Considerations for anticoagulationin Venous Thrombo-embolism (VTE)
BSW Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) for DVT and PE in adults: Local pathways
BSW PrescQIPP Anticoagulation Bulletin
BSW PrescQIPP Anticoagulation Briefing

3 – Respiratory

3 – Respiratory

BSW Guidance on Prescribing for Hay Fever and Allergic Rhinitis
BSW Diagnosed Adult Asthma: Guidance on adjusting treatment
BSW COPD Guidance
Primary care guidance on the use of Rescue Packs in COPD
Roflumilast Guidance
BSW COPD Inhaler Guide

Oxygen Services/Information

Air Liquide Portal – for healthcare professionals

COPD Training Events – September 2015

To obtain copies of any of the above presentations from these events please e-mail prescribingwiltshire@nhs.net

4 – CNS

4 – CNS

Pain Management Documents

BSW CCG Lidocaine 5% Medicated Plasters (Ralvo®) Guidance for non-cancer pain in adults
Wiltshire Tramacet Prescribing Summary
Pain Management supporting information: "Opioids Aware"
BSW Pain Management Guidance (full version)

Depression

Wiltshire Guidance on swapping and stopping antidepressants (quick guide)

Migraine

BSW Chronic Migraine Pathway for Adults

Substance Misuse

Wiltshire Nalmefene Information for GPs

Perinatal Mental Health

AWP Prescribing Guidance for Mental Health Prescribers and GP's in Perinatal Mental Health

Other CNS Condition Documents

BSW Domperidone Guidance
MHRA info: Antiepileptic drugs: new advice on switching between different manufacturers’ products for a particular drug
Wiltshire Low Dose Naltrexone
UKMI Equivalent doses of oral Benzodiazepines
NHS England Cannabis prescribing - FAQs
Wiltshire RCGP - Cannabis based medicines: Desktop guide
BSW Stop smoking; community quick guide
BSW EOL COVID prescription support
BSW Guidelines for the use of Melatonin in Children

5- Infections

5 – Infections

Local Antibiotic Guidance and Leaflets

As our Antibiotic Guidance is regularly being reviewed we recommend that you DO NOT print copies, and always refer to our website for the most up date information

BSW Management of Infection Guidance for Primary Care
BSW CCG Management of Infection Guidance for ADULTS in Primary Care (quick ref. guide)
BSW CCG Management of Infection Guidance for Children in Primary Care (quick ref. guide)
TARGET Antibiotic Toolkit - Antimicrobial Stewardship Resource for primary care including patient information
PHE Diagnosis of UTI: quick reference guide

Local Microguides

Royal United Hospitals Bath Microguide
Great Western Hospitals Microguide
Salisbury Foundation Trust Microguide

Other reference information

BSW Acne Prescribing Guidelines - Clinical Management in Primary Care
BSW Malaria Prophylaxis
Travel Health Pro: Malaria Prophylaxis (by country)
Clinical Assessment form over 65s with suspected UTI - PENDING REVIEW

6 – Endocrine

6 – Endocrine

BSW HRT Formulary Treatment Options
Summary pathway for Testosterone in Women
BSW Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Diabetes Guideline
BSW Quick Reference Guide – Ensuring appropriate quantities of GLP-1 mimetics are prescribed
BSW Guidance - Sharps Disposal and Prescribing Sharps Bins on FP10
BSW LHRH Use in Men with Prostate Cancer
NHS BSW CCG Managing adrenal insufficiency in patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19
BSW Prescribing Guidance for Oral Semaglutide (Rybelsus)
BSW LHRH Use in Men with Prostate Cancer

7 – Obs, Gyn and UT

7 – Obs, Gyn and UT

Wiltshire Dapoxetine Statement (Premature Ejaculation)
Guidelines for the Pharmacological Management of Overactive Bladder Disease in Adults in Primary Care
Wiltshire Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
BSW Evra Contraceptive Patch Prescribing Guidance

8 – Malignant disease and Immunosuppression

8 – Malignant disease and Immunosuppression

9 – Nutrition and Blood

9 – Nutrition and Blood

Care Home Malnutrition Screening Tool
Community Malnutrition Screening Tool
BSW Pathway for use of Ferric Maltol (Feraccru®)
NHS BSW CCG COVID-19: B12 replacement
BSW Oral Nutrition Formulary
Wiltshire Cod Liver Oil Supplements
Wiltshire Omega-3 - advisory summary
Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency in Adults
Investigation, treatment and review of Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) deficiency
Making the most of your food - information for patients
Nourishing Drinks - information for patients

10 – Musculoskeletal

10 – Musculoskeletal

Wiltshire Glucosamine & Chondroitin
Wiltshire Rubefacients - advisory summary
Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management

11 – Eye

11 – Eye

BaNES and Wiltshire Pharmacological Management of Glaucoma in Primary Care
BSW Prescribing Guidelines for Dry Eye
UKOPG Clinical Guidance - Ophthalmic special order products. (Included here for general info. Please note: BSW has not reviewed the products in the specials list and therefore, the traffic light status in the document should be ignored. If you are asked to prescribe any specials in this document, please email bswccg.formulary@nhs.net)

12 – Ear, Nose and Oropharynx

12 – Ear, Nose and Oropharynx

13 – Skin

13 – Skin

Wiltshire Emollient Prescribing Guidelines for Adults in Primary Care
Wiltshire Silk Garments Prescribing Policy
Wiltshire Scar Oils and Gels
Wiltshire Molluscum Contagiosum - advisory summary
Wiltshire Fungal Nail Infections - advisory summary
Wiltshire Sunscreen Statement
BSW Acne Prescribing Guidelines - Clinical Management in Primary Care
Wiltshire Advisory Summary on Eflornithine (Vaniqa)
BSW Actinic (solar) keratosis: Guidelines for management

14 – Immunological Products and Vaccines

14 – Immunological Products and Vaccines

15 – Anaesthesia

15 – Anaesthesia

16 – Paediatrics

16 – Paediatrics

BSW Guidelines for the use of Melatonin in Children

21 – Palliative Care

21 – Palliative Care

Use of ALFENTANIL via the subcutaneous route for symptom control in palliative and end of life care patients in the community (Adults).
End of Life Care Support in Swindon
BSW EOL COVID prescription support
Wessex Palliative Care Handbook
RUH Palliative Care Prescribing Advice for GPs (incl. Just In Case prescribing)

Appendices – Wound Management

Wound Management

Wound Dressings Formulary and Guidance 2019/20
Wiltshire VAP1 - specialist dressings for Haemodialysis patients

Appendices – Continence and Stoma

Continence and Stoma

BSW Guidelines for Prescribing of Stoma Appliances
Wiltshire Integrated Continence Products Formulary
Prescribing and Supply of Appliances
BaNES Integrated Continence and Urology Products Formulary

Appendices – Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA)

Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA)

BSW Cow's Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) Diagnosis and Management

Appendices – Unlicensed Medicines – Specials

Specials