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Welcome to the Inform Formulary

The formulary lists all medicines approved for use in Cardiff and Vale UHB

How to search INFORM
Enter the name of the medicine you require in the search box. Click on “Formulary Results” to see a list of products available, their prescribing categories and useful sources. To see all medicines in a particular class, use the chapter headings on the left of the screen and click on the “+” signs to open the section you require. Click on a drug name to display the monograph which will show on the right hand side of the screen. Please consult prescribing information and other guidance before making therapeutic decisions.
 
Further Advice
  • Welsh Medicines Advice Service on 029 2184 2251 for Health Care Professionals working within C&V UHB requiring therapeutic information or advice 
  • Patient Helpline at WMAS on 029 2184 4181 for patients recently discharged from a Cardiff and Vale Hospital
  • NHS 111 For patients requiring clinical advice. Call 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk
  • for Formulary Issues/feedback please email us:  formulary.enquiries.cav@wales.nhs.uk
Other useful links
BNF - click here
Community Health Pathways - click here
COVID-19 Medicines Resources– click here
Formulary Application Forms & Process – click here
Medicines Hub – click here
Medicine Treatment Pathways – click here
MICROGUIDE & Good Prescribing Guide (C&V)  - click here

Pharmacist Enabling Policy (Switch list) - click here
Prescribing categories explained in full -  click here
Shared care guidance – click here
 
This Formulary is managed at WMIC in conjunction with Cardiff and Vale UHB Corporate Medicines Management Group. Chapters are subject to ongoing review by WMIC and UHW Clinical Boards but SPCs and other sources should be consulted for current prescribing information.

 
Key to Symbols: 
G = General Use - all prescribers, R = Specialist recommended, S = Specialist initiated, H = Hospital only, MC = Multiple Categories, NF = Non-formulary,
NIP = Not In Pathway - Clinical Board Director approval required, IMP = Investigational Medicinal Product