Durham & Darlington

Durham and Darlington Area Prescribing Committee

About the APC

The Durham and Darlington Area Prescribing Committee (APC) is responsible for decision making and advice in relation to prescribing and medicines optimisation within services commissioned by NHS Darlington CCG, NHS Durham Dales, Easington & Sedgefield (DDES) CCG and NHS North Durham CCG, and/or provided by County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (CDDFT), Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, and primary care independent contractor organisations aligned with those CCGs.

APC Terms of Reference

APC Annual Report 2016-17

APC Annual Report 2015-16

APC Annual Report 2014-15

Formulary and new drug requests

The Durham and Darlington APC is responsible for approval of new drugs, extending the use of existing formulary drugs to new indications and for the production of the Durham and Darlington formulary — which provides details of medicines approved for use in Durham and Darlington. Decisions around new drug requests take into consideration safety, clinical effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness relative to other treatment options for the condition under discussion, as well as the potential available budget.  Decisions will be made on fully published trial data only.

Durham and Darlington Formulary

Formulary Process July 2015

Formulary Adherence Checklist for NICE Technology Appraisals

Templates and forms

Cover Sheet for APC Papers

CD&D APC New Product Application Form

Guidelines for content of APC clinical guidelines

Shared Care Guideline Template

Declaration of Interest Policy & Register

Conflict of Interest Policy

Declaration of Interest Register September 2016

Declarations of Interest Form

Decision Summaries

2017

APC Decision Summary July 2017

APC Decision Summary September 2017

Minutes of Meetings

2017

APC Minutes January 2017

APC Minutes March 2017

APC Minutes May 2017

APC Minutes July 2017

2016

APC Minutes November 2016

APC Minutes Sept 2016

APC Minutes July 2016

APC Minutes May 2016

APC Minutes March 2016

APC Minutes January 2016

Archived Minutes March 2011 to November 2015


County Durham and Darlington Drug and Therapeutics Clinical Advisory Group

About

The Drugs and Therapeutics Clinical Advisory Group (D&T CAG) will monitor, review and advise on the quality and safety of prescribing and medicines management by services commissioned within County Durham and Darlington and provided by all Primary Care Independent Contractor organisations.

D&T CAG Annual Report 2016-17

Minutes of Meetings

2017

D&T CAG Minutes February 2017

D&T CAG Minutes August 2017

2016

D&T CAG Minutes December 2016

D&T CAG Minutes August 2016

D&T CAG Minutes June 2016

D&T CAG Minutes April 2016

D&T CAG Minutes February 2016

Archived Minutes January 2010 to December 2015