Expressions of interest sought for North Lincolnshire pharmacies to provide a new service to residents of North Lincolnshire.

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Expressions of interest sought for North Lincolnshire pharmacies to provide a new service to residents of North Lincolnshire.

October 19, 2017

Opportunity: New Service to launch across North Lincolnshire 1 December 2017

Expressions of interest sought for North Lincolnshire pharmacies to provide a new service to residents of North Lincolnshire.

Stop Smoking Services are now provided directly to the residents of North Lincolnshire by the North Lincolnshire Council Healthy lifestyles team.

North Lincolnshire council are looking for expressions of interest from community pharmacies to deliver a new local service:

Provision of Nicotine replacement therapy via an electronic voucher scheme

(E-NRT voucher using PharmOutcomes direct referral to pharmacies)

 

AND

Provision of Varenicline under Patient Group Direction pharmacists

 

E-NRT Voucher service:

Nicotine replacement vouchers will be sent electronically to pharmacies via PharmOutcomes for dispensing. The cost of the NRT provided will be reimbursed in full at tariff price, and each product supplied will attract a dispensing fee of £3.15

Varenicline under Patient Group Direction Service:

Pharmacies will work in partnership with the client and North Lincolnshire Stop Smoking service throughout a 12 week quit plan.

A fee structure has been agreed as follows:

  • £15 for the initial PGD consultation with pharmacist
  • £7 per fortnightly PGD intervention with the pharmacist
  • Reimbursement of Varenicline costs at drug tariff rate

 

If your pharmacy is interested in providing the service please complete the form below ASAP

A training event will be provided to support pharmacies with the necessary background and knowledge to enable them to deliver the service.



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