Section 5: Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust

Management of Infection

Link to guidance for Primary Care

Link to Guidance for Secondary Care

Primary Care Antibiotic Patient Information Leaflet (available in 11 languages)


BNF 5.1.7

Rifaximin for preventing episodes of overt hepatic encephalopathy. For initiation by CONSULTANT GASTROENTEROLOGIST only, then suitable for primary care prescribing NICE TA337 


Valganciclovir - hospital only. For initiation and maintenance prescribing by specialists only.

Elbasvir–grazoprevir for treating chronic hepatitis C NICE TA413 

Sofosbuvir–velpatasvir for treating chronic hepatitis C NICE TA430 

BNF 5.4.1

Pyrimethamine - hospital only