Services Database NHS Community Pharmacy Palliative Care Drugs Stockist Scheme (Across Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire – 2 LPCs Involved)

Service ID

89843

Description

Please note this service is commissioned across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire by the North Midlands Area Team. Therefore, the following LPCs have the same emergency supply service in their areas:

  • Derbyshire LPC
  • Nottinghamshire LPC

The service has only been added onto the Services Database under this entry to avoid duplication.

The aim of the service is to provide easy access to palliative care drugs by ensuring that there is on-demand supply of palliative care drugs available from a network of community pharmacies spread geographically across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire County (North) in order to provide palliative care patients with good symptom control and ensure that their symptom control is maintained.

This service will be available during the full opening hours of the community pharmacy.

Location of service

Derbyshire LPC

Commissioner

NHS England

Method of commissioning

NHS Enhanced service (AT)

Source of funding

NHS England

Service type

On demand availability of specialist drugs (palliative care)

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date: 01/10/2015
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Not known.

Comments

This service is only available in the Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire area.