Services Database Palliative Care (Great Yarmouth and Waveney Area)

Service ID

36175

Description

This service is aimed at the supply of specialist and palliative care drugs, the demand for which may be urgent and/or unpredictable and takes place during normal opening hours for the community pharmacy or commissioned extended hours e.g. Sunday/public holiday rota.

The pharmacy contractor will stock a locally agreed list of specialist palliative care drugs and will make a commitment to ensure those users of this service have prompt access to these medicines. 

The pharmacy will provide information and advice to the user, carer and clinician. 

Location of service

Suffolk 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

Not known.

Comments

This service is available in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG area only.