From 1st January 2019 all new patient prescribing across North Cumbria will follow the North of Tyne, Gateshead and North Cumbria formulary, this can be found at the link below or by clicking on the link above in the tool bar:

North of Tyne and Gateshead Formulary

All current patient prescribing across North Cumbria will continue to follow the current RAG list shown below until the full transition process is complete by early 2019.

North Cumbria RAG list - October 2018 (1010 downloads)

Gastro-intestinal system

Cardiovascular system

Respiratory system

Central nervous system

Opioid prescribing resources – click link below

Opioid resources

Infections and antibiotics         


Other endocrine

Obstetrics, gynaecology and urinary tract

Malignant disease and immunosuppression

Nutrition and blood

Musculoskeletal and joint diseases


Ear, nose and throat


Immunological products and vaccines


Drug monitoring

Shared care


Other guidance


Prescribing systems and processes

Self-care and over-the-counter medicines