Services Database Alcohol Screening and Intervention Service (Hampshire area)

Service ID

543495

Description

Aims and intended service outcomes

  • To improve access to and choice of alcohol screening and intervention support services closer to peoples’ homes.
  • To provide quicker access to early assessment of potential alcohol related harm.
  • To provide an early intervention to reduce the number of people who may become alcohol dependent.
  • To reduce alcohol related illnesses and deaths by helping people to reduce or give up
    drinking.
  • To help service users access additional treatment by offering timely referral to specialist
    services where appropriate.
  • To minimise the impact on the wider community by reducing the levels of alcohol related crime and anti-social behaviour, thereby improving community safety.

Location of service

Hampshire & IOW LPC

Commissioner

Other:

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Alcohol screening & brief intervention

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

All pharmacists are recommended to read the following as it will help them to provide the
service and train their staff:
 CPPE Alcohol misuse: Support and advice from the pharmacy team – Distant
Learning Pack
 CPPE Dealing with difficult discussions – eLearning

A pharmacist and representative will be required to attend an initial training session, either remotely via a suite of training slides and e-learning or face to face, and any training
updates.

The declaration training and reading and signing the SOP will need to be confirmed on
PharmOutcomes via enrolment.

LloydsPharmacy aim to arrange at least one contractor meeting per year to promote service development and update the knowledge of the named pharmacist.

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