Services Database Pharmacy First

Service ID

19417

Description

All participating pharmacists will provide a professional consultation service for patients requesting access to the Pharmacy First scheme, presenting with one of the specified conditions.

 The pharmacist will assess the patient’s condition. The consultation will consist of:

  • a patient assessment by the pharmacist;
  • provision of advice as laid out in the protocol for the appropriate minor ailment; and
  • provision of medicine(s), only if necessary, from the agreed formulary appropriate to the patient’s condition.

Location of service

Nottinghamshire LPC

Commissioner

NHS England

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

NHS England

Service type

Minor ailment service

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

It is a condition of the agreement between NHS Nottingham City CCG and the pharmacy, that the pharmacist and any locum pharmacy staff should complete, within six months of commencement of the scheme, the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) pack for minor ailments.

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