Services Database Stock Holding & Provision of Specialist Drugs – Palliative Care (West Lancashire Area)

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The pharmacy contractor will hold a specified amount of palliative care medicines and will be able to supply clinicians, patients and carers with the specialist medicines on the presentation of an NHS prescription.

The pharmacist will be available to offer professional advice to patients and carers on the medicines dispensed and their use within palliative care.

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)

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The Pharmacy contractor is responsible and accountable for ensuring that each person who delivers the service from the pharmacy is competent to do so. The mechanism by which this competency must be demonstrated is through the Declaration of Competency model hosted on the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) website.


This service is available in the West Lancashire area only.