HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE

Clinical Indication

Rheumatological disease

Comments

Eye checks to be organised by secondary care.

Date of classification

October 2013

Review date

July 2021

Yellow

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.