Drug Classification Table - Appendix to the Formulary
C&PJPG designates drugs according to the following classifications:
NOT RECOMMENDED: Not routinely funded for prescribing by either Secondary or Primary Care and in line with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG policy, not a priority for funding. Should only be used in exceptional cases and prescribing may be subject to challenge.
HOSPITAL ONLY: Not routinely funded for prescribing in Primary Care because of clinical issues and/or in line with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG policy, not a priority for funding. Prescribing may be subject to challenge.
RECOMMENDED (WITH SHARED CARE): Reviewed by C&PJPG and considered suitable for initial prescribing by specialists in Secondary and Tertiary Care with prescribing continued by GPs and Primary Care clinicians in conjunction with a Shared Care Agreement.
RECOMMENDED: Reviewed by C&PJPG and considered for suitable for prescribing in Primary Care
Any new drug or new indication for a drug should be regarded as Not Recommended or Hospital Only until considered by C&PJPG.
Note: A series of advisory commissioning policies have been issued by the East of England Priorities Advisory Committee to ensure a consistent approach to commissioning particularly in the area of High Cost Drugs. Select the link to take you to the web page to access the policies: