Services Database Think Pharmacy Urgent Palliative Care Medicines Service (Cheshire East Area)

Service ID

17605

Description

Community pharmacists included in this service guarantee to continuously stock the medicines in the palliative care formulary so that patients can be assured of supply when required.

Location of service

Cheshire & Wirral LPC

Commissioner

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Service type

On demand availability of specialist drugs (palliative care)

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Any registered pharmacist may dispense palliative care medicines on receipt of a valid prescription.
Suggested training that may support this service:

  • CPPE Care of the terminally ill – communicating with patients open learning.

Comments

This service is available in the Cheshire East area only