netFormulary
 Report : Traffic light status report 24/10/2020 15:05:14
 
Section Name Number of items
Amber Amber  213
Amber 1 Amber 1  20
Amber 2 Amber 2  19
Black Black  19
Blue Blue  14
Green Green  374
Purple Purple  41
Red Red  233
Red Specialist Centre Red Specialist Centre  1
Unknown Unknown  3653
Central Lancashire Formulary

 Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description
 Amber Suitable for prescribing in primary care following recommendation or initiation by a specialist. Little or no specific monitoring required. Patient may need a regular review, but this would not exceed that required for other medicines routinely prescribed in primary care. Brief prescribing document or information sheet may be required.  
 Amber 1 Suitable for prescribing in primary care following recommendation or initiation by a specialist. Minimal monitoring required. Patient may need a regular review, but this would not exceed that required for other medicines routinely prescribed in primary care. Full prior agreement about patientís on-going care must be reached under the shared care agreement.  
 Amber 2 Initiated by specialist and transferred to primary care following a successful initiation period. Significant monitoring required on an on-going basis. Full prior agreement about patientís on-going care must be reached under the shared care agreement. Suitable for enhanced service.  
 Black NOT recommended for use by the NHS in Lancashire. Includes medicines that NICE has not recommended for use and terminated technology appraisals, unless there is a local need.  
 Blue Products shown as blue have different Traffic Light List classifications dependent on indication. See the accompanying text next to the product for further information  
 Green Appropriate for initiation and ongoing prescribing in both primary and secondary care. Generally, little or no routine drug monitoring is required.  
 Purple Low Priority for Prescribing - see Low Priority for Prescribing Policy  
 Red Medicine is supplied by the hospital for the duration of the treatment course. Primary care initiation or continuation of treatment is not recommended unless exceptional circumstances such as specialist GP.  
 Red Specialist Centre Prescribing restricted to Specialist Centres only  
 Unknown Unknown