netFormulary
 Report : Traffic light status report 20/08/2019 13:56:28
 
Section Name Number of items
Green Green  585
Unknown Unknown  213
Amber Amber  244
Amber SCG Amber SCG  16
Red Red  401
Red ULM Red ULM  33
Black Black  37
Joint Medicines Formulary

 Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description
 Green Green - Drugs suitable for generalised use in accordance with position summary. Inform primary care of need to prescribe using a TTO chart if in patient or Treatment Advice Note (TAN) if Outpatient.   
 Unknown Unknown  
 Amber Amber - these drugs require specialist initiation or recommendation  
 Amber SCG Amber Share Care - Drugs suitable for generalist use, in accordance with position summary, normally following specialist initiation and stabilisation. Ongoing division of responsibility for drug and disease monitoring between specialist and GP by a Shared Care Guideline (SCG). If no SCG in place status reverts to red.  
 Red Red - Drugs for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GPs should not be asked to prescribe these products.  
 Red ULM Red ULM - Unlicensed medicines for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GPs should not be asked to prescribe these products.  
 Grey Grey drugs - No formal commissioning position. Check appropriate CCG /NHSE commissioning list or contact CCG/NHSE Medicines Management team for advice. Fill in individual funding request for appropriate CCG/NHSE. This will need to be signed by the Chief Pharmacist and a copy of the relevant DTC submission attached.   
 Black Black - Drugs not routinely commissioned so should not usually be prescribed