Services Database Supervised Consumption of Methadone and Buprenorphine by Community Pharmacists (Blackburn with Darwen Area)

Service ID

28111

Description

Pharmacists will supervise clients taking their methadone or buprenorphine when requested by the prescriber.

Location of service

Lancashire LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Supervised administration

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Pharmacists involved in the provision of this service must have completed or plan to complete within six months of joining the scheme the open learning programme ‘Substance Use and Misuse’ – pharmacist version (2006) available from the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) and the CPPE e-Assessment ‘Substance Use and Misuse’ – delivering pharmacy services (2009). These can both be accessed via www.cppe.man.ac.uk.

Comments

This service is available in the Blackburn with Darwen area only.