Needle Exchange ER


Commissioner: The East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Service Period: 1 October 2014 – Expiry Date: 30 September 2017

Extension Options: Up to two years at the sole discretion of eh ERYC – currently extended to March 2019

Extension offers have been circulated firstly to individual pharmacies via their last know email address and secondly via the PharmOutcomes platform with instructions to contact ERoY Council if they had not received the email. Multiple organisation pharmacies should address contract queries through their head office in the first instance.

Service Specification:

The service specifications are in the Public Health Contract referenced below under the various appendices. Unfortunately we do not have a copy of this contract; therefore it would need to be requested from the local authority. Multiple organisations should contact their head office in the first instance. All pharmacies accredited to provide this service will hold a copy of the service specification. Ask them to view.

  • APPENDIX A1 – SERVICE SPECIFICATION – SUPERVISED BUPRENORPHINE
  • APPENDIX A2 – SERVICE SPECIFICATIONS SUPERVISED METHADONE SERVICE
  • APPENDIX A3 – SERVICE SPECIFICATION NEEDLE EXCHANGE SERVICE

Training:

Read the Service Specification and complete the necessary training/CPD to provide the service.

Claims:

All claims to be submitted via the PharmOutcomes platform

Resources:

Needle_Exchange_A6_Leaflet_Aug18 (Includes a list of ER Pharmacies offering Needle Exchange)