1. Please note:

    UPDATE: Our Corby Crisis Cafe will be closed today from 5pm to 10pm. Our Wellingborough Crisis Cafe is open as usual from 12pm to 10pm. For 24-hour mental health support call 0800 448 0828.

     

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Pharmacy

The NHFT Pharmacy service exists to support staff, service users and carers to safely manage medicine. We also help to improve the use of medicines by providing a high quality service.

NHFT Medicines Formulary

NHFT Medicines Formulary

A formulary is a preferred list of medicines for use within the organisation.

This formulary is agreed by the Trust's Medicines Management committee following consultation with clinicians within the Trust.

If the patient meets the clinical criteria set out in the guidance, all medicines recommended by a National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) technology appraisal are available at the Trust as a treatment option for the disease or condition covered. Treatments can proceed if the clinician concludes that the drug recommended by the NICE technology is the most appropriate one to use. This always follows a discussion of all available treatments, and only if the patient agrees.

NHFT Formulary[pdf] 3MB

 

NICE Guidelines

National Institute for Clinical Excellence

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) website 

In addition to many other services, NICE makes recommendations to the NHS on:

  • New and existing medicines, treatments and procedures
  • Treating and caring for people with specific diseases and conditions.

Choice and Medication

Choice and Medication

Choice and Medication website

NHFT is a subscriber to the Choice and Medication information services. The Choice and Medication website offers people information about medications used in the mental health setting to help people make informed decisions about medication. Use the site yourself, together with your family or someone you care for, or with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.