Medicines Formulary Section 5 – Antibiotic Guidelines

Welcome to the Formulary

Secondary Care Guidance

Antimicrobial Safety Resources

Fluoroquinolones – patient information leaflet

Antibiotic Assays

Gentamicin High Dose Extended Interval
Gentamicin Dosing In Infective Endocarditis
Vancomycin IV Intermittent Dosing In Adults
Teicoplanin Dosing and Monitoring

Antifungal guidelines

South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Antifungal Guidelines for adult patients

Changes to susceptibility reporting

High dose antibiotic regimens for “I” susceptibility
Changes to reporting on ICE (poster)


Infective Endocarditis Guidelines
Gentamicin Dosing In Infective Endocarditis

Central Nervous System

Central Nervous System Infections In Adults

Gastrointestinal System

Gastro Intestinal Tract Infections Antimicrobial Management
Clostridiodes difficile (CDI) Infection (PAT/IC 26 v.5)

Haematological System

Asplenic Patients Policy (PAT/IC 2 v6)
Antimicrobial Management Of Febrile Neutropenic Sepsis
Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections and Antibiotic Lock Therapy Policy

Musculoskeletal System

Guideline For Antimicrobial Use In The Orthopaedic and Trauma Department


Infections In Children Antimicrobial Management
Antibiotics for Surgical Prophylaxis in Paediatrics


Antimicrobial Prophylaxis For Surgical And Non Surgical Procedures
Antibiotics for Surgical Prophylaxis in Paediatrics


Management of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter and Treatment of Peritoneal Dialysis-related Infections

Respiratory Tract System (including ENT)

Policy For The Treatment Of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
Policy For The Treatment Of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (ENT)

Skin Infections

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Including Diabetic Foot Ulcer Infection
Guideline for Outpatient Intravenous Management of Cellulitis

Urinary Tract System

Antimicrobial Management Of Urinary Tract Infections


IV To Oral Switch And 5 Day Stop Policy
Penicillin Allergy
Policy For Restricted Antimicrobials
Anti Tetanus Flowchart

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2022

WAAW 2022 Activities
Antimicrobial Hero Nomination Form
Watch the Pre-Quiz Video
Take the Antimicrobial Quiz

Primary Care Guidelines

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Primary Care Antibiotic Guidelines
Doncaster CCG Fidaxomicin Guidance
Doncaster CCG Fosfomycin Guidance

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