Services Database Provision of Blood Pressure Testing Service in Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLP)

Service ID

300602

Description

Pharmacies that are accredited as Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLPs) will offer blood pressure checks to members of the public. This is to encompass blood pressure testing both for case finding, detection and management to aid medicines optimisation with respect to concordance with medicines taking.

This service is intended to support:

  • the identification of adults aged 18 years and over with possible high blood pressure who are not pregnant;
  • patients who are existing hypertensives - where potential medicine compliance concerns are identified via a Medicies Use Review conducted by a pharmacist; and
  • existing patients with hypertension who have not had their blood pressure checked at their surgeyr in the preceding nine (or more) months.

Location of service

Halton, St Helens & Knowsley LPC

Commissioner

NHS England

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

NHS England

Service type

Cardiovascular

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Participation in the British Heart Foundation pilot scheme is a pre-requisite to participation in this service.

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