Services Database Antiviral Stockholding Service (Cheshire & Merseyside Areas)

Service ID

99150

Description

The Enhanced Service agreement has been implemented within four pharmacies across Cheshire and Merseyside for the stockholding and supply of antiviral medication. This is specifically (although not exclusively) to support the patient pathway for access to antiviral medication to protect patients exposed to flu or an influenza-like-illness in a care home setting.

Patients and Care Homes will be expected to contact their regular pharmacy in the first instance.

The SLA is in place to support patients out of normal trading days e.g during Bank Holidays or when their regular pharmacy may not be able to supply the medication in the time-frame required.

The SLA and is currently unavailable.

Location of service

Cheshire & Wirral LPC

Commissioner

Method of commissioning

Other

Source of funding

Other

Service type

Antiviral stockholding

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Not known.

Comments

This service is available in the Cheshire & Merseyside areas only.