Services Database On demand availability of drugs for Childhood Gastroenteritis in Community Pharmacies (Frimley)

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Aims and objectives of service

The pathway (Appendix 1) has been produced by Frimley ICS to support clinicians to keep children with gastroenteritis out of hospital. This service is to support the timely supply of specialist medicines for childhood gastroenteritis, the demand for which is urgent and unpredictable, to prevent the need for hospitalization in many cases.

This service aims to provide a service available to all patients in all locations and to reduce the need for out of hours treatment and/ or hospitalisation, with the aim of providing the best level of care for the patient. The pharmacy will provide information and advice to the parent or carer in line with the locally agreed childhood gastroenteritis care guidelines/ pathway (Appendix 1).

Location of service

Hampshire & IOW LPC


Other: ICB

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Service type

On demand availability of specialist drugs (other)

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