Services Database Management of simple urinary tract infection (Frimley Area)

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The pharmacist is responsible for the appropriate running of this service. The supply of prescription-only medicines must be undertaken by a pharmacist.

The pharmacist will carry out a private consultation with the individual presenting with symptoms and carry out an assessment based upon the criteria in the PGD.

The Provider will provide advice on the treatment of symptoms to people seeking such advice in the pharmacy.

The pharmacist will be accredited to supply nitrofurantoin, when indicated to patients in line with the requirements of the locally agreed PGD.

This service is for patients who are both exempt and non-exempt from prescription charges. The patient should be asked to confirm their exemption and sign a declaration. If they are not exempt, the Provider will explain that they will be required to pay the appropriate prescription charge if medication is supplied.

Location of service

Surrey LPC


Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Minor ailment service

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The Provider has a duty to ensure that pharmacists and staff involved in the provision of the service have relevant knowledge and are appropriately trained in the operation of the service.

Mandatory: Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) distance learning:

CPPE distance learning pack ‘Common clinical conditions and minor ailment: distance learning’ (8hrs)