Services Database Pharmacist Independent Prescriber Scheme (Furness Locality Area)

Service ID

52881

Description

This service encourages patients to self-refer to the community pharmacy, when appropriate. The community pharmacist will provide advice, and where necessary prescribe for a range of minor conditions and acute illnesses taking account of (but not limited to) national and locally agreed prescribing protocols (e.g. Cumbria antibiotic formulary, Lothian formulary, etc).

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Location of service

Cumbria LPC

Commissioner

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Service type

Independent prescribing

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Pharmacists are required to complete a GPhC-accredited independent prescribing programme at an approved University prior to offering this service.

Comments

This service is available in the Furness locality only.