Services Database BNSSG PGDs

Service ID



  • 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.

Location of service

Avon LPC


Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Minor ailment service

Other organisations involved


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