Services Database Emergency Supply of Medicines
The aims of the service is to reduce the numbers of patients getting through to the OOH GP for a repeat prescription by directing patients to pharmacies to determine whether an emergency supply can be made.
Only for patients referred by OOH, unless a patient attends the commissioned pharmacy on the commissioned day for an emergency supply, but without referral, and would be liable to pay more than the usual prescription charge for the Emergency Supply.
Location of service
Thames Valley LPC
Method of commissioning
Source of funding
Emergency supply NHS service
Other organisations involved