North Staffordshire Joint Formulary
North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group

5 Infections

Please note that Primary and Secondary Care have separate antimicrobial guidelines; Secondary Care utilises a UHNM Trust-specific antimicrobial formulary (note that the UHNM antimicrobial guidelines [microguide] can also be downloaded on smartphones).

These can be found at:

For Primary Care, the Antimicrobial Guidelines can be accessed on netFormulary link:

For Secondary Care on the UHNM intranet by following: http://uhnm/clinicians/clinical-guidance/clinical-guidelines-and-pathways/antimicrobial/

Patients with HIV are treated according to the NICE accredited British HIV Association (BHIVA) guidelines which can be found at

05-01-02-03 Other beta-lactums antibiotics

Aztreonam lysine powder nebuliser solution Cayston®

75 mg powder and solvent for nebuliser solution (with Altera Nebuliser Handset)

Restriction: In accordance with NHS England prescribing policy.

This is an NHS England Specialised Commissioning Drug for Cystic Fibrosis

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