Report : Traffic light status report 17/06/2021 22:25:16
Section Name Number of items
Green Green  588
Amber Amber  371
Red Red  583
Black Black  104
Unknown Unknown  432
Shropshire and Telford Local Health Economy

 Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description
 Green Suitable first-line drugs for implementation in Primary Care  
 Amber These medicines are considered suitable for prescribing in Primary Care following specialist (consultant or GPwSI) initiation or recommendation. Some of these medicines may require on-going communication between the Secondary Care specialist and the Primary Care prescriber using Prescribing Information (PI) or through the use of an Effective Shared Care Agreement (ESCA) and this will be indicated in the text.  
 Red Drugs which require special consideration. These are drugs for use in Secondary Care ONLY, Consultant Prescribing ONLY or by Tertiary Centres ONLY where indicated in the text. They should not be prescribed in Primary Care.  
 Black Medicines classified in the BNF as 'not NHS' or are considered by the Area Prescribing Committee to be of low clinical value should not be prescribed