Services Database Palliative Care – Stock Holding and Provision of Specialist Drugs (Chorley & South Ribble and Greater Preston Areas)

Service ID



The community pharmacy contractor will hold a specified amount of palliative care medicines and will be able to supply clinicians, patients and carers with the specialist medicines on the presentation of an NHS prescription.

The pharmacist will be available to offer professional advice to patients and carers on the medicines dispensed and their use within palliative care.

Location of service

Lancashire LPC


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


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The contractor has a duty to ensure that pharmacists and staff involved in the provision of the service have relevant knowledge and are appropriately trained in the operation of the service and operate within local protocols.

CPPE training which may support this service – Palliative Care Open Learning Pack Ref. 37029 at


This service is available in the Chorley & South Ribble and Greater Preston areas only.