1.We understand the CCG/Trust has representation on the following medicines management / prescribing / formulary committees:
a. Calderdale and Huddersfield Medicines Management Committee
Please confirm this is correct.
NHS Calderdale CCG can confirm this is correct.
2.Does the CCG/Trust have representation on any other medicines management / prescribing / formulary committees? If so, please advise which.
The CCG has representation on the South West Yorkshire Area Prescribing Committee.
3.We have the following formularies listed as used by the CCG/Trust:
a. Calderdale and Huddersfield Joint Formulary (Trust)
b. Calderdale Medicines Formulary (CCG) https://www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/download/calderdale-medicines-formulary-november-2018/
Please confirm if this is correct and if not, please provide a link/copy of relevant formularies.
Please see 3b above.
c. Are any of the above formularies dominant when making prescribing decisions or does this depend on therapy area?
The Calderdale Medicines Formulary is most likely to influence prescribing decisions for Calderdale GPs.
The Calderdale and Huddersfield Joint Formulary will influence prescribing decisions of secondary care clinicians.