Palliative care

This service is aimed at the supply of specialist and palliative care drugs, the demand for which may be urgent and/or unpredictable and takes place during normal opening hours for the community pharmacy or commissioned extended hours e.g. Sunday/public holiday rota. It is currently only available to selected pharmacies, to ensure good geographical coverage of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. You can find a list of participating pharmacies and the items that they hold on the ICS website.  If possible patients or representatives should contact the pharmacy before attending.

Service Specification & Contract Details
Training Requirements

All pharmacists involved in delivering this service must be appropriately trained in the operation of the service as identified in the CPPE Introduction to Palliative Care course 

All pharmacists must also show they have completed some Continuing Professional Development (CPD) relevant to this service.

Service Contacts

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Claims are made via PharmOutcomes

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