With the increased variety and cost of medicines, it is becoming increasingly important for healthcare organisations to develop a formulary across their services. A formulary is a list of medicines that are approved for use within your organisation for particular indications. They are implemented to ensure cohesive prescribing across different disciplines ensuring medicines used always have an established evidence-base; as a by-product formularies may also help to control prescribing costs.
We have many years of pooled experienced amongst our clinical pharmacists to undertake formulary development and review. We will advise on NICE and best practice guidelines, and provide recommendations to ensure cost effective prescribing.
The development of formulary is a complex process that requires agreement by various parties. Speeds Healthcare can lead and arbitrate this process whilst offering independent advice on the evidence-base upon which medicines are chosen.