Services Database Primary Care/ Community Based Service Palliative Care (Just in Case Medicines) (Fylde & Wyre Areas)

Service ID



The aim of the Just in Case service is to facilitate patients’ end of life care in order to allow them to die in their place of choice.

Medicines are prescribed in advance of need so that if a patient deteriorates there is timely and immediate access to Medicines. This is to be achieved by prescribing Just in Case (JIC) medicines for patients to be kept in their home. The pharmacy provider will stock a locally agreed range of specialist medicines for inclusion in a ‘Just in Case’ sealed bag

By keeping the JIC medicines in the patient’s home health care professionals will be able to access them out of hours and therefore treat the patient in their own home. 

Location of service

Lancashire LPC


Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Service type

On demand availability of specialist drugs (palliative care)

Other organisations involved


Start date:
End date:




Not known.


This service is available in the Fylde & Wyre area only.