Services Database Minor Ailment Service

Service ID

17088

Description

The pharmacy team will provide advice and support to people on the management of minor ailments, including where necessary, the supply of medicines for the treatment of the minor ailment, for those people who would have otherwise gone to their GP for a prescription.

The pharmacy will operate as a triage system, including referral to other health and social care professionals, where appropriate.

The pharmacy team will only provide medicines listed in the agreed formulary.

Please note, this service has now been de-commissioned.

Location of service

Bolton LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Minor ailment service

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Decommissioned

Training

CPPE training that may support this service include:

  • Minor ailments CD ROM
  • Minor ailments – paediatrics workshop
  • Minor ailments – supporting self-care workshop
  • Winter ailments workshop

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