Durham & Darlington APC

Durham and Darlington Area Prescribing Committee

About the APC

Until July 2019, the Durham and Darlington Area Prescribing Committee (APC) was 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 2018-19

APC Annual Report 2017-18

APC Annual Report 2016-17

APC Annual Report 2015-16

APC Annual Report 2014-15

Formulary and new drug requests

Until July 2019, the Durham and Darlington APC was 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.

Formulary Process January 2018

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 2017

Declaration of Interest Register September 2016

Declarations of Interest Form

Decision Summaries


APC Decision Summary May 2019

APC Decision Summary March 2019

APC Decision Summary January 2019


APC Decision Summary November 2018

APC Decision Summary September 2018

APC Decision Summary July 2018

APC Decision Summary May 2018

APC Decision Summary March 2018

APC Decision Summary January 2018


APC Decision Summary November 2017

APC Decision Summary September 2017

APC Decision Summary July 2017

Minutes of Meetings


APC Minutes March 2019

APC Minutes January 2019


APC Minutes November 2018

APC Minutes September 2018

APC Minutes July 2018

APC Minutes May 2018

APC Minutes January 2018

Archived Minutes March 2011 to November 2017

County Durham and Darlington Drug and Therapeutics Clinical Advisory Group

D&T CAG Annual Report 2016-17

Minutes of Meetings

Archived Minutes January 2010 to February 2017