Services Database Vitamin D Healthy Start Service (Lambeth Area)

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The proposed service is the universal provision of Vitamin D through the Healthy start vitamins to all pregnant and breast feeding women, mothers with children under 1 and all children until their 4th birthday ensuring the vitamins reach all at risk populations especially BME populations. 

The Vitamin D products that are to be supplied to all pregnant women and to babies and children are:

  • Women: Healthy start vitamin tablets containing Vitamins C and D3 and Folic acid (400 micrograms); and
  • Babies and Children: Healthy Start vitamin drops containing Vitamins A, C and D3.

Location of service

Lambeth, Southwark & Lewisham LPC


Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Service type

Healthy Start vitamins

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Pharmacists who wish to offer the service should have attended a Vitamin D training course which meets competency requirements at an appropriate level. They should also have undergone child and adult protection training.


This service is available in the Lambeth area only.