Palliative Care Drugs


Supply of Drugs for Use in Palliative Care

This service is for the supply of specialist medicines with urgent and/or unpredictable demand for palliative care. The pharmacy contractor will stock a locally agreed range of specialist medicines and will make a commitment to ensure that users of this service have prompt access to these medicines at all times agreed with the Commissioner. The pharmacy will provide information and advice to the user, carer and clinician.

NHS England’s Local Area Team has agreed with Nene and Corby CCG that it will commission the local enhanced services for until 31st March 2019.  This will be subject to an ongoing review about the most appropriate setting for providing locally commissioned services in future.

Palliative Care LES Contract 2018-19