Services Database Community Pharmacy Lung X-Ray Self-Referral Pilot

Service ID

611124

Description

Aim
This project aims to assess the viability of signposting patients with possible
lung cancer symptoms towards an established self-referral chest x-ray service
from community pharmacies within the Leeds area.

Objectives:
1. Identify the number of patients who present to community pharmacies who
would benefit from a CXR to investigate lung cancer based on
symptoms/medication usage.
2. Identify the frequency with which medications identified by
Wickramasinghe et al5 are prescribed for/purchased by patients who would
benefit from a CXR to investigate possible lung cancers
3. Identify the number of patients who present to SRCXR services who were
signposted from a participating community pharmacy

Location of service

West Yorkshire LPC

Commissioner

NHS England

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Cancer

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

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