Services Database Provision of Varenicline under a Patient Group Direction (Halton Area)

Service ID

209563

Description

This contract relates solely to the provision of Varenicline (product name Champix) under a Patient Group Directions (PGD) for those patients who have been referred by Halton’s Stop Smoking Service or who are receiving intermediate stop smoking support direct from the pharmacy under the Stop Smoking Services in Community Pharmacies contract.

Those eligible for the service are smokers aged 18 and over who are attending Halton's stop smoking service or an intermediate stop smoking service within Halton and have been assessed as sufficiently motivated to quit.

Location of service

Halton, St Helens & Knowsley LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Stop smoking

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Not known.

Comments

This service is available in the Halton area only.