Somerset ccg formulary

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The aim of the BCAP Joint Formulary is to promote safe, effective, appropriate and economic prescribing in both hospital and general practice. It is not intended to cover all prescribing, but should provide appropriate treatment for the vast majority of patients. NHS Somerset CCG Overview of site and work NHS Somerset CCG comprises 400 GPs (310 whole time equivalents) based in 72 practices and has responsibility for commissioning services for a dispersed rural population of around 560,000 people. The design of the organisation is based on a locality model, with nine Commissioning Localities.

The Dorset formulary aims to cover 80-90% of prescribing across the Dorset health economy and is available at www.dorsetformulary.nhs.uk. The area prescribing committee, Dorset Medicines Advisory Group, is supported by a series of working groups to produce recommendations to the CCG on the safe and effective introduction of medicines onto the ... Links to the CCG policies. Patients urged to use full range of NHS services following high demand across Somerset