The medicines formulary is a list of medicines which have been approved for use. It provides up to date information regarding the most appropriate and cost effective use of medicines for treating medical conditions. We make sure the most appropriate medicines are used when treating patients. We follow national, regional and local clinical and prescribing guidelines. 

The following local area prescribing committees provide guidance on the use of medicines:


Anxiety disorders

Bipolar Affective Disorder




Learning disabilities

Psychosis and schizophrenia

Psychotropic medication in pregnancy

Side effects of psychotropic medications

Smoking cessation

Substance dependency

Zuclopenthixol acetate (Clopixol Acuphase) guidance

Disposal of pharmaceutical products (High secure and Non-high secure)