Services Database Directly Observed Treatment of Tuberculosis’ (DOT) Service

Service ID

17789

Description

This service requires the pharmacist to supervise the consumption of antituberculous medicines at the point of administration in the pharmacy, ensuring that the dose has been administered to the patient. The pharmacist should also make a brief assessment of the patient’s general health, behaviour and status. Any problems should be reported back to the patient’s keyworker/prescriber.

This service has been decommissioned.

Location of service

City & Hackney LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Tuberculosis (TB)

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Decommissioned

Training

The pharmacist and any relevant staff member(s) are required to attend an initial training event prior to the commencement of the scheme. The pharmacist must also participate in continual training, or the appropriate alternative, to support the scheme, as set out by the scheme coordinator.

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