Intermittent Catheters


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Intermittent Self-Catheterisation

Preferred list (P)


Description: hydrophilic catheter with water sachet.

Size & Product Codes:

  • Male sizes 8-24CH | HS.PM4008-HS.PM4024
  • Female sizes 8-16CH | HS.PF2008-HS.PF2016
  • Tiemann sizes 10–20CH | HS.PT4010-HS.PT4020


Total list (T)


Description: catheter with gel coating.

Size & Product Codes:

  • Male sizes 12-16CH | CM12-CM16
  • Female sizes 8-14CH | CL08-CL14

Reserved for patients with dexterity issues or requiring a discreet/more compact product.

NHSL Joint Adult Formulary Key

To indicate the category of a formulary medicine, updated sections adopt the following key:

Preferred list (P): First-line formulary choices.


Total list (T): Alternative choices when preferred list options not effective/not tolerated, or not indicated.


Specialist initiation (S1): Specialist initiation, or on the advice of a Consultant or Specialist Practitioner in this therapeutic area. Continuation in primary care is acceptable.


Specialist use only (S2): Supply via hospital, Homecare Service or a hospital based prescription (HBP) for dispensing by community pharmacy. Not prescribed in primary care setting.

Up-to-Date Costs/Sizes

For up to date costs/sizes please see Scottish Drug Tariff (SDT).

Last reviewed: 31 January 2022

Next review: 31 January 2025

Author(s): NHSL

Version: Please refer to the introduction section for an explanation of the review dates above.

Approved By: ADTC

Reviewer Name(s): KM & CM