Services Database On Demand Availability of Specialist Drugs – Availability of Palliative Care or other Specialist Medicines (Camden Area)

Service ID

44289

Description

This service is aimed at the supply of specialist medicines, the demand for which may be urgent and/or unpredictable, for example palliative care.

The pharmacy contractor will stock a locally agreed range of specialist medicines and will make a commitment to ensure that users of this service have prompt access to these medicines at all times agreed with the Commissioner.

The pharmacy contractor will also provide information and advice to the user, carer and clinician. They may also refer to specialist centres, support groups or other health and social care professionals where appropriate.

Location of service

Camden & Islington LPC

Commissioner

NHS England

Method of commissioning

NHS Enhanced service (AT)

Source of funding

Service type

On demand availability of specialist drugs (palliative care)

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Not known.

Comments

This service is available in the Camden area only.