Services Database BNSSG PGDs

Service ID

521158

Description

  • Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) CCG have commissioned community pharmacy to deliver the following Patient Group Directions (PGDs)
    • UTIs – Females aged 16-64
    • Impetigo – Adults and children aged 2 and over
    • Hydrocortisone – Children aged 1 to 10 and use on the face in patients over 1 year
    • Chloramphenicol drops and ointment from 31 days to under 2 years old
    • Sore Throats – Adults and children aged 5 and over
  • The PGD allows a pharmacist to issue a prescription only medicine (POM) in certain clinical situations without the need for a prescription
  • Patients can access the service via the following routes
    • Can self-present by walking into the pharmacy
    • Referred from the GP
      • Either using the GP Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) pilot
      • Informal referral
    • NHS111 CPCS referral

Finding a Pharmacy

The pharmacy’s highlighted in Green on this map are accredited to provide the PGD’s.  Please contact the pharmacy to confirm availability of this service.

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Location of service

Avon LPC

Commissioner

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Minor ailment service

Other organisations involved

Dates

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End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

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