Essential Services


The Essential Services listed below are offered by all pharmacy contractors as part of the NHS Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (the ‘pharmacy contract’).

Dispensing Medicines

Dispensing Appliances

Repeat Dispensing

Disposal of Unwanted Medicines

Public Health

Signposting

Support for Self-Care

Clinical Governance

Resources to help community pharmacy contractors provide these services can be found on the  Essential Services Resources page

Key local contact list:

Sunderland City Council – Public Health Team
Address:
Public Health Team
Civic Centre
Burdon Rd
Sunderland
SR2 7DN
Email: PHenquiries@sunderland.gov.uk
Telephone : 0191 561 1976

Sunderland CCG
Key contact is Juliet Fletcher (Senior Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist)
Email: juliet.fletcher@nhs.net
Address:
Medicines Optimisation Team
Sunderland CCG
Pemberton House
Colima Avenue
SR5 3XB
Team phone number: 0191 5128487

NHS England (Area Team)
Key contact is Linda Bosher (Primary Care Business Manager)
Direct Dial 0113 824 7233
Email: linda.bosher@nhs.net
Address:
NHS England – North (Cumbria and North East):
NHS England, Waterfront 4, Goldcrest Way, Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE15 8NY.