This electronic formulary lists all medicines approved for use in primary and secondary care in Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB). Prescribing categories and links to prescribing information and other useful sources such as NICE, AWMSG guidance and local prescribing pathways are also given.
Cardiff and Vale formulary
The formulary is a continually updated collection of medicines, which have been considered by the Health Board to be appropriate for prescribing, based on efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness. It is accessed as an online tool using INFORM Online Formulary.
To make an application for a drug to be added to the formulary, please refer to the New Medicines Application Process document.
INFORM Prescribing Formulary Categories are explained here
If you receive a request to prescribe a medicine that is not currently listed on the Cardiff and Vale UHB formulary can you please complete a primary care prescribing request form. For Cwm Taf University Health Board refer to the Primary Care Resource Portal page for shared care and enhanced services.