Medicines

Here you will find the recommendations we have made about the use of individual medicines in Lancashire.

Botulinum Toxin Type A

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NICE TA: 
Indication: Cosmetic procedures
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: Yes

Background

Botulinum toxin therapy is not routinely available for use within the NHS in Lancashire and South Cumbria except for the treatment of pathological conditions by appropriate specialists in cases such as (where locally commissioned):
• Frey’s syndrome
• Blepharospasm
• Cerebral palsy
• Hyperhidrosis
Botulinum toxin is not available for cosmetic purposes, including the treatment of facial ageing or excessive wrinkles

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
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Reason for decision:  Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire

Supporting documents:

Policy currently under review

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups:

NHS Blackburn With Darwen CCG and NHS East Lancashire CCG NHS Blackpool CCG NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG and NHS Greater Preston CCG NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG NHS Morecambe Bay CCG NHS West Lancashire CCG

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