Services Database Pharmacy First Medication Administration Record (MAR) Chart Scheme (Leeds Area)

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The pharmacy will help support domiciliary care workers (commissioned directly or indirectly by the local authority) by preparing a Medication Administration Record (MAR) sheet when a prescription is presented for a patient assessed as requiring the service.

Patient included in this service will comply with the following criteria:

  • over 18 years of age;
  • patients must freely nominate a participating pharmacy; 
  • have at least one prescription-only medicine on their repeat medication list; 
  • reside in a Leeds CCG area; 
  • have been assessed to receive assistance with their medicines from Home Care community support teams; and 
  • be receiving at least one medicine which requires Home Care support. 

The pharmacy will produce a MAR Chart for a patient that includes all the medication that is currently required to be administered to the patient.

Location of service

West Yorkshire LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Medicines assessment & compliance support

Other organisations involved


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Pharmacists, locums and staff must be adequately trained regarding the operation of the scheme.


This service is available in the Leeds area only.