Services Database Treatment of Infected Insect Bites
This service can only be provided from Community Pharmacies on the Pharmaceutical List within
Norfolk and Waveney, contracted to NHS England & Improvement East Region, that have been
commissioned to do so, and that have appropriately trained staff available at all times, to provide
Pharmacists working at participating pharmacies can provide this Enhanced Service if they have
completed the mandatory training requirements. They must document their service readiness using
a Declaration of Competence (DoC) completed specifically for this service.
Location of service
Method of commissioning
Source of funding
Minor ailment service
Other organisations involved
Training requirements are set out in detail in Appendix 2 however in summary completion of CPPE DOC framework for minor ailments is required.
All Pharmacists working at participating Pharmacies and providing the scheme should ensure that
they continue, through continuing education and CPD, to keep up to date with guidance issued around of the treatment of insect bites and stings, and acute cellulitis.
In order to record the consultations on PharmOutcomes the Pharmacist must complete a Pharmacistenrolment form within the infected insect bites module. They must give the CPPE system permission to allow PharmOutcomes to access their CPPE record in order to confirm completion of the DoC for this service. If this was not done while on the CPPE website a link within the PharmOutcomes pharmacist enrolment module will take the pharmacist to the relevant part of the CPPE website.