Clinical Indication

Type 2 diabetes


Simple amber if GP does not feel competent to initiate. Use in line with NICE TA 288

Date of classification

May 2015


Medicines initiated or recommended by a specialist service for prescribing in primary care which do not require initiation or ongoing oversight by the specialist. There are no specific paperwork requirements between provider organisations and a verbal request may be acceptable through advice and guidance as long enough information is provided so that the transfer of care is safe.