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Quick Guide: Development of a wound care formulary using clinical evidence and ensuring effective change management

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Quick Guide: Development of a wound care formulary using clinical evidence and ensuring effective change management

Supported by Urgo Medical
8 January 2024

Local wound care formularies can streamline and guide the process of appropriate product selection, support clinicians to make cost- and clinically effective decisions, and promote evidence-based practice.

Formularies have benefits for both patients and clinicians, including (Wounds UK, 2023):

  • Reducing costs and increasing staff efficiency
  • Promoting rational prescribing
  • Optimising resource allocation and product use, and may reduce wastage
  • Streamlining management and timely access to appropriate products 
  • Enhancing patient outcomes and facilitating access to medications 
  • Providing timely access to information in order to direct education
  • Supporting communication with patients about supported self-management, where considered appropriate 
  • Supporting consistent care delivery.

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Disclaimer: This Quick Guide has been supported by Urgo Medical and supplements the Best Practice Statement on ‘Development of a wound care formulary using clinical evidence and ensuring effective change management’.
References

Wounds UK (2023) Best Practice Statement: Development of a wound care formulary using clinical evidence and ensuring effective change management. Wounds UK

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