Emergency Supply Service
Press release template for local newsletters – Run out of medicine at the weekend press release
The enhanced service will apply during GP out of hour’s periods i.e. Monday to Thursday 6.30 pm until 8am, weekends Friday to Monday from 6.30 pm to 8am and Bank Holidays. Pharmacists may supply up to five (5) day’s supply of medicines to patients who meet the requirements of the emergency supply rules. Please note the service previously allowed ten days supply.
Details of those pharmacies wishing to take part will be shared with NHS111 and out of hours medical providers and patients will be actively signposted to those pharmacies taking part in the out of hour’s period. With the May bank holidays forthcoming it is essential to ensure maximum availability of the service.
Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Area Team
Southwell Road West
All documents for the service are below – please ensure you send signed specification and contractor sign up form to the Area Team.