Services Database Alcohol Service (Peterborough Area)

Service ID



The service will identify higher-risk and increasing-risk drinking and provide brief interventions to motivate individuals to take positive action and help them modify their drinking patterns, in conjunction with the local Harm Reduction Team. A pharmacy team member will screen and provide one to one support and advice to people over 18 years of age.

Location of service

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Alcohol screening & brief intervention

Other organisations involved


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All Pharmacists are recommended to read the following as it will help them to provide the Service:

  • 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 and any training updates. All staff will be accredited before providing any of these services.


This service is available in the Peterborough area only.