Care Homes Service

Service Arrangements 2017-2018

NHS Sheffield has this year decided to have a flexible view to commissioning for the Care Homes Service. They are asking for Care Homes and their dispensing pharmacies to think about their medicines management and identify where staff and residents could benefit from support. Ideas can then be considered by NHS Sheffield CCG. Please use the Care Home Joint Working Request Form here

2016-2017 Service Information

Best Practice Guides

NHS Sheffield/Sheffield City Council – Care Homes Best Practice Group have published best practice guidance to Care Homes. Community Pharmacies may find this useful as a provider of the above service or if you dispense to care homes. Revised Dec 2010. Next revision 2012.

Useful Forms

Body Map

Download a Body Map – useful for identification of the site of application of creams, ointments, patches.



Care Homes Support Team

  • Contact Joy Smith Medicines Standards Officer Care Homes, NHS Sheffield for further information by phone 0114 3051675 or by email here


Provide a useful training package for Pharmacists/Technicians offering service to care homes. Visit the CPPE website

For further information please contact:

Jo Tsoneva
Pharmacy Development Manager
Medicines Management Team
NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group
Tel: 0114 3051274