Supervision


Commissioned by Public Health.

Service Level Agreement:

CGL Supervised Consumption Specification FINAL.c_UPDATED 2019-20

 

Useful documents:

Controlled drugs national group patient safety newsletter – this includes some really useful tips on what to look out for when supervising a client

Substance misuse service providers as 06/17

Access to supervised doses of opioid substitution for people in police custody

Change, grow, live and Lloyds Pharmacy

Change, grow, live are delivering the drug and alcohol service in Gloucestershire. Lloyds Pharmacy now subcontract from CGL the management of Community Pharmacy Substance Misuse services.

Contact : Clare Morgan – Clare.Morgan@aah.co.uk
Local Contracts Manager – Commissioned Services

A new alcohol service will be rolled out in 20 pharmacies for all customers. Pharmacies were chosen based on postcode by CGL based on their perception of need.

The CGL Gloucestershire Drug and Alcohol service operates countywide.  They have three main hubs and also operate from many satellite locations. Their contact number is  01452 223014 and the times and addresses of the main offices are listed below. 

  • Gloucester Hub: Imperial Chambers, 41-43 Longsmith St, Gloucester GL1 2HT
    Opening Hours –   9am – 5pm (Wednesday 1pm – 5pm)  
  • Cheltenham Hub: Bramery House, Alstone Lane, Cheltenham, GL51 8HE
    Opening Hours –   9am -5pm (Monday 1pm – 5pm)  
  • Stroud Hub: Bankfield House, 13 Wallbridge, Bath Road, Stroud, GL5 3JG
    Opening Hours –   9am – 5pm (Thursday 1pm – 5pm) 

Training:

Pharmacists participating in the scheme will be expected to have successfully completed the CPPE course/study pack ‘drug use and misuse’ (or similar course agreed with drug treatment commissioners and specialist providers).

Appropriate training to be provided to pharmacy support staff involved in delivery of the scheme. The content of the training will be agreed with local commissioners and specialist service

CPPE certificates or equivalent must be provided to Drug and alcohol Commissioners on request.

Locum replacement pharmacists working in these pharmacies are expected to comply with all aspects as described above.