The Formulary is being developed by the Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and environs (BSSE) Area Prescribing Committee (APC) with the aim of promoting safe, evidence-based and cost effective prescribing within the local community.
It is formatted in accordance with BNF chapter classification for ease of use and includes:
- Hyperlinks to e-BNF, e-BNFc and to the electronic medicines compendium which holds Summaries of Product Characteristics
- First and Second choices where possible to assist cost-effective prescribing
- Restricted medicines with approved indications and/or prescriber requirements
- Links to relevant local and national guidelines