OPAT – Cellulitis 2023

Our OPAT service can provide IV antibiotics for cellulitis for those patients that can be managed as out patients but either require IV antibiotics or have failed oral therapy.

Inclusion EITHER:

  • Cellulitis  – Failed 1st line Oral therapy for 5/7 at an appropriate Dosage.
  • Cellulitis – Requiring initial IV antibiotics (ASSET score 4 or more)

Exclusions ANY:


Linezolid Interactions – BNF Link

CHFT – Antibiotic Guides if required

OPAT Paperwork

OPAT Referral:


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