Harm Reduction Services

Harm reduction services in Peterborough are commissioned by CGL. They are managed on CGL’s behalf by Lloydspharmacy.

Service Specification & Contract Details
Training Requirements

Alcohol Screening Service:

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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:

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.

Needle Exchange:

  • 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.

Supervised Consumption:

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.

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Service Contacts

To order kits use the web based portal https://fcom.uk/login
If you have problems accessing the site contact NXSales@Frontier-group.co.uk in the first instance or call 01495 235 800 option 1

Contact details for Aspire 
For contractual queries – aspirepsda@mckesson.uk

For any clinical queries or missed dose notifications use the contact details below.

Aspire Peterborough city centre – 01733 895624 or peterborough@cgl.org.uk

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 waste.cgl@sustainable-advantage.com

Claiming

All services are claimed via PharmOutcomes 

Safeguarding

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

Useful Links and Documents

Change-Grow-Live-Chemsex-Handout–1-

Peterborough Substance misuse week (1)

Process for prisoners released from Peterborough – Community Pharmacy Briefing – FP10 FP10MDA

Drugs Litter A4 Poster June20

Aspire Website – https://www.changegrowlive.org/content/aspire-peterborough

Alcohol Screening Service

AUDIT-C-June-2017 _paper based_

Alcohol Concern website – https://alcoholchange.org.uk/

Drink Aware Website – https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/

BBV Testing Service

Blood Sample Collection Kit Procedure – Alere

Needle Exchange

Peterborough Needle Bin Locations

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

Needle Exchange data collection form

Naloxone

Naloxone pip code 379 7131 (available from AAH and Alliance)