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North Staffordshire Joint Formulary
North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group

Preferred Prescribing list for North Staffordshire CCGs, including University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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Self Care and Over the Counter Medicines Prescribing    

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South Staffordshire Joint Formulary  Central & Eastern Cheshire Formulary  Birmingham & Surrounds Formulary

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Woundcare Formulary Continence Prescribing Formulary  
How to guide for North Staffordshire Joint Formulary  


News Feed

05/06/2019: HRT Supply Issues

There are currently stock availability issues for a number of hormonal replacement therapy preparations. Please establish local availability prior to issuing prescriptions. For further information and guidance, please contact the Medicines Optimisation Team at 

10/05/19: Epanutin 50mg Infatabs Supply Issue

Clinicians should read the attached information from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) concerning global supply issues of Epanutin 50mg Infatabs until November 2019. Prescribers must exercise caution and increase patient monitoring if prescribing a product from a different manufacturer as this is a Category 1 antiepileptic drug.

08/04/2019 New How To Guide for the North Staffordshire Joint Formulary

A newer updated version of the How To Guide has been uploaded to the front page of the Formulary

25/03/19: North Staffordshire CCGs move from pdf version to netFormulary

Welcome to the new North Staffordshire Joint Formulary hosted on netFormulary. This replaces the previous .pdf version of the Joint Formulary. Healthcare professionals across North Staffordshire are hereby required to only access the online version of this Joint Formulary. The North Staffordshire Joint Formulary is the preferred prescribing list for North Staffordshire CCGs including University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM), North Staffs Combined Healthcare NHS Trust and Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).

Please note that the South Staffordshire Joint Formulary (which is also hosted on netFormulary) remains the preferred Prescribing list for South Staffordshire CCGs, including Burton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Cannock and Stafford Hospitals Foundation Trust.

For any formulary related questions or support, please contact representatives of your relevant organisation:

- For Primary Care: Denis Kanu (CCGs Interface Pharmacist) - 
- For Secondary Care: Xin Wei Tan (Secondary/Primary Care Interface Pharmacist, UHNM) -

Thank you  



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