Services Database Palliative Care – Emergency Access to Medicines (Wiltshire Area)

Service ID

89964

Description

This service aims to ensure that palliative care and emergency medicines are available during the full extended opening hours of the participating pharmacy. Community Pharmacists – owners or managers agree that their name be included in a list of names maintained by NHS Wiltshire CCG and provided to all pharmacies, GPs, nurses, palliative care providers and community teams/services.

The pharmacists included in this scheme will be contracted to hold a minimum stock of an agreed range of palliative care and emergency medicines. This is the stock available from all participating pharmacies.

Location of service

Swindon & Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire area only.