Services Database Community Pharmacy Smoking Cessation Service (Cambridgeshire Area)

Service ID

17354

Description

This smoking cessation service will be provided by trained community pharmacy staff as an enhanced service. The service will be provided in a pharmacy setting. It will include the provision of one to one advice to support smokers in stopping smoking, either through ongoing support or referral to specialist services. It will include the provision of pharmacological products to aid the cessation attempt.

As part of the community pharmacy scheme service the contractor is also required to dispense nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) upon receipt of a valid NRT voucher. Clients will be receiving behavioural support from an external provider; therefore the contractor is NOT required to provide additional support.

Location of service

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Stop smoking

Other organisations involved

CAMQUIT

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Not known

Comments

This service is available in the Cambridgeshire area only