Published on: 29th May 2015 | Updated on: 15th March 2022
Examples of this service that have been commissioned locally are available on the Community Pharmacy England online services database.
Tools and publications which may be useful to support the commissioning of this service can be found on the Service development tools and publications hub.
Template service specification
Sharps disposal service specification (Microsoft Word)
Above is a draft template service specification that has not been nationally agreed and is not the final version; it may be used to inform local discussions on service development.
Community Pharmacy England resources
The Community Pharmacy England resource Community Pharmacy – at the Heart of Public Health describes the main public health services that are provided by community pharmacies and the evidence base for these services.
The Professional Standards for Public Health Practice for Pharmacy (Mar 2014) provide a framework to help pharmacy teams, commissioners and those contracting services to design, implement, deliver and monitor high quality public health practice through pharmacy.