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 Report : Traffic light status report 11/04/2021 10:30:13
 
Section Name Number of items
Green Green  524
Green Hospital Green Hospital  50
Green plus Green plus  97
Yellow Yellow  137
Amber Amber  25
Red Red  338
GP - Black GP - Black  1
GP - Grey GP - Grey  3
Unknown Unknown  710
Isle of Wight

 Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description
 Green Drugs that may be initiated, stabilised and maintained by primary, secondary or tertiary care Secondary and tertiary care prescribing may be continued by primary care. [this does not indicate first/second line choice]  
 Green Hospital Items used by the Hospital but would not normally be continued into primary care. Primary care prescribers can change to GREEN first or second.   
 Green plus Initiation of drugs by primary care following written advice from secondary/ tertiary care advice.  
 Yellow Drugs that may be continued in primary care following initiation and stabilisation in secondary/tertiary care  
 Amber Items requiring a shared care agreement. These items should be initiated and stabilised by secondary or tertiary care. The GP should only be asked to take over prescribing through a formal shared care agreement. Secondary care will be expected to continue prescribing until the agreement is made.  
 Red Hospital/ Trust ONLY. These are items the secondary and tertiary care are responsible for prescribing and will need to continue to prescribe for long term maintenance. These items will NOT be prescribed in primary care. But primary care should be informed the patient is receiving these items. This will include NHSE funded items requiring repatriation.  
 GP - Black Items covered by NHSE ‘Should not prescribe in primary care list’ – See CCG policy on Drugs of limited clinical value  
 GP - Grey Grey List: Items covered by NHSE ‘Should not prescribe in primary care list’ that are not to be routinely prescribed but may be suitable in a defined population – See CCG policy on Drugs of limited clinical value  
 Unknown