Services Database Supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy by Community Pharmacists Using the Voucher Scheme

Service ID



Clients of the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Stop Smoking Service who have committed to a target stop date and wish to use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), and who are assessed as suitable, are issued with a voucher by their smoking cessation adviser.
The client takes the voucher to a participating pharmacy and exchanges this for a supply of NRT. For clients who are not exempt from NHS charges, a non-refundable fee equivalent to the NHS prescription charge will be levied.

Location of service

Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

NRT and/or varenicline voucher scheme

Other organisations involved

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Stop Smoking Service


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At least one representative from the pharmacy contractor must attend one of the training events, and arrange for the information to be disseminated to pharmacy staff.