Services Database Refer to Pharmacy Service (Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire Areas Only)

Service ID



Refer-to-Pharmacy is an electronic referral system that allows pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to refer people from the hospital bedside to their community pharmacist for various kinds of post-hospital discharge support with their medication.

The service provides the community pharmacist with all the information they need to contact their patient to arrange a convenient time to carry out a New Medicine Service or Discharge Medicines Use Review, or to make sure their patient record is up to date to check that future prescriptions from the patient’s GP have the right information on them.

This is not a commissioned service. 

Location of service

Lancashire LPC


Not a commissioned service

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Discharge support & reablement

Other organisations involved


Start date: 11/12/2015
End date:




Not known.


This service is available in the Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire areas only.