What is this guideline about and who is it for?

What is this guideline about and who is it for?

This guideline covers the systems and processes for developing and updating local formularies.

Who is it for?

  • People involved in handling, prescribing and commissioning medicines within the NHS.

This version of the guideline contains the recommendations and context.

In October 2015, some changes to recommendation wording were made for clarification only and did not change the meaning of the recommendations. Other changes did alter the meaning and are indicated by [amended 2015] at the end of the recommendation. For more information see update information.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)