Harm Reduction Services
Harm reduction services in Peterborough are commissioned by CGL. They are managed on CGL’s behalf by Lloydspharmacy.
Alcohol Screening Service:
A pharmacist and other pharmacy representative will be required to attend initial training and any updates as organised by CGL.
The pharmacist and any staff delivering the service will need to read and sign the SOP.
Pharmacists are also advised to complete the following:
- CPPE distance learning pack – Alcohol Misuse, support and advice from the pharmacy team
- CPPE e-learning – Dealing with difficult discussions
BBV Testing Service:
Only pharmacies offering Needle Exchange and Supervised Consumption services are eligible for this service. Pharmacists must have completed the required training for those services prior to offering BBV testing. The test can be carried out by any trained member of staff but results can only be given to clients by a trained pharmacist.
- A Pharmacist and other pharmacy representative must attend an initial training session and any updates as organised by CGL
- All staff providing the service must read two documents Pioneering Liver Health – Hep B and Hepatitis C, Essential information for Professionals and Guidance on Testing. Both of these documents will be provided to pharmacies prior to training.
- All staff providing the service must read and sign the SOP.
- All pharmacists involved in delivering this service must complete the CPPE Declaration of Competence for Needle Exchange. It is also recommended that any technicians also complete this declaration.
- Attendance at annual training events as arranged by CGL.
- All pharmacists providing the service must complete the CPPE Declaration of Competence for Supervised Administration of Prescribed Medicines. It is recommended that any technicians also complete this declaration.
- Attendance at training events as organised by CGL
Take Home Naloxone:
Only pharmacies offering Needle Exchange and Supervised Consumption services are eligible for this service. Pharmacists must have completed the required training for those services prior to offering the Take Home Naloxone service.
- A pharmacist and other pharmacy representative must attend an initial training session and any updates organised by CGL.
- Completion of the free online Naloxone course provided by SMMGP FreeLearn.
- All staff providing the service should read and sign the SOP.
Contact details for Aspire
For contractual queries – email@example.com
For any clinical queries or missed dose notifications use the contact details below.
Aspire Peterborough city centre – 01733 895624 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Aspire Bretton – 01733 269461
Aspire Orton – 01733 895624
CGL hub, referrals and young peoples services – 0800 1114354
SWS (waste collection)
If you require additional sharps bins or collections (for needle exchange only) contact SWS on 0203 5442036 or email@example.com
All services are claimed via PharmOutcomes
Dial 999 if a client is in immediate danger, needs urgent medical attention or is the victim of a serious crime.
For further information visit the safeguarding website – www.safeguardingcambspeterborough.org.uk
Process for prisoners released from Peterborough – Community Pharmacy Briefing – FP10 FP10MDA
Aspire Website – https://www.changegrowlive.org/content/aspire-peterborough
Alcohol Screening Service
Alcohol Concern website – https://alcoholchange.org.uk/
Drink Aware Website – https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/
BBV Testing Service
To report discarded needles call 01733 747474 or report online at https://www.peterborough.gov.uk/forms/report/
Needle exchange window stickers can be ordered via email AspirePSDA@celesio.co.uk
Naloxone pip code 379 7131 (available from AAH and Alliance)