MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Surgical Prophylaxis

THESE GUIDELINES ARE FOR USE WITHIN THE MAIDSTONE & TUNBRIDGE WELLS NHS TRUST ONLY

Introduction to surgical prophylaxis

 Breast Surgery

 General and Gastrointestinal Surgery

 Obstetrics and Gynaecology 

 Orthopaedics 

 Urogenital

 Head and Neck

 MRSA prophylaxis for invasive radio-logical procedures

 Prophylaxis for patients undergoing cardiac procedures