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3.5.2 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Services for interstitial lung diseases, the most common of which is idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis are delivered from highly specialist respiratory centres and networks at local hospitals.

Primary Care

Please contact the CCG Medicines Management Team for advice prior to prescribing any specialised medicines 
E-mail: EHSCCG.medicinesqueries@nhs.net
Medicines Management Helpline: 01424 735633

Secondary Care

Please contact the ESHT Pharmacy department for advice prior to prescribing any specialised medicines 
E-mail: esh-tr.medicinesinformation@nhs.net
Medicines Information Helpline: 01323 413785

 

Related NICE guidance:

CG163 (Jun 2013) Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults: diagnosis and management
TA 504(Feb 2018) Pirfenidone for treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
TA 379 (Jan 2016) Nintedanib for treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  • First Line Drugs
  • Second Line Drugs
  • Specialist Initiated Drugs
  • Specialist Only Drugs
  • Mixed Status