Services Database Supervised Consumption of Prescribed Medicines (Portsmouth City Area)

Service ID



The service will require the pharmacist to supervise the consumption of oral methadone, buprenorphine and other drugs that may be used in the management of drug dependency/ misuse, ensuring that the dose has been administered to the patient, where the prescriber has indicated that supervised consumption is appropriate.

Location of service

Hampshire & IOW LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Supervised administration

Other organisations involved


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Pharmacists and all pharmacy support staff involved in any part of the provision of the service should undertake Portsmouth City Council training relevant to their role within this service.

For pharmacist and technicians this includes completion of CPPE Substance Use and Misuse module and completing any local training provided by the PCC or Substance Misuse service based within the local area.


This service is available in the Portsmouth City area only.