A name adopted by Lancashire Local Pharmaceutical Committee.

Contacts (Outside Agencies)


 To find the right contact for your query click on a title in the following list for more information

Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer (CDAO) and controlled drug (CD) destruction

CD Destruction Fact Sheetclick here

NHS England CD Destruction Request – pre checklistclick here

CD Destruction SOP – click here 

North West CD Alert Template 2021 – click here

The portal for controlled drugs incidents and authorised witnessing of CD destruction can be found at cdreporting.co.uk and click here for full information

If you need help or advice on anything relating to the prescribing, supply, administration or disposal of controlled drugs get in touch with NHS England using the contact below.

Contact the CDAO team at: england.nwcdreporting@nhs.net

Devina Halsall
Controlled Drugs Accountable
devina.halsall@nhs.net 0113 825 2355
Dental Care in Lancashire

How to access dental care in Lancashire

Areas covered are listed below:

Blackpool and the Fylde Coast
Morecambe and Lancaster
Preston, Chorley, Leyland
Ormskirk, Skelmersdale
Blackburn with Darwen
East Lancashire


• Access to both urgent dental care and routine dental care in Lancashire is a straightforward process
• The Lancashire Dental Helpline provided by FCMS will signpost patients to the appropriate service
• For urgent care, patients will be triaged and appointments made with the appropriate local service across Lancashire
• Any cases that require more urgent care such as conditions threatening the airway or medical conditions presenting as dental pain will be advised to contact 111 or where needed can be transferred to a 111 Health Advisor for action
• For patients looking to access routine dentistry the helpline will advise as to which dentists are taking on new patients

Lancashire Dental Helpline: 0300 1234 010
Opening hours
Monday – Friday 8am – 9pm
Weekends and Bank holidays – 10am – 5pm

Directory of Services (DoS)

For the DoS team covering Blackpool, Blackburn with Darwen, East Lancs, Fylde & Wyre and Morecambe Bay email: DoS.Maintenance@blackpool.nhs.uk.

For the team that covers the remainder of Lancs & South Cumbria (Chorley & South Ribble, Greater Preston and West Lancs) email: MLCSU.111doscentrallancs@nhs.net

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) Inspectors
Craig Whitelock-Wainwright 020 3713 7922 Craig.Whitelock-Wainwright@pharmacyregulation.org
Chris Barnes (East Lancashire) 020 3713 7920 Christopher.Barnes@pharmacyregulation.org
Lisa McCreesh (Blackburn and Darwen) 020 3713 8104 Lisa.McCreesh@pharmacyregulation.org
Lancashire Local Pharmacy Network (LPN)

Contact email: england.lscpharmacy@nhs.net

For information about LPNs, click here

NHS Business Services Authority Prescription Services (the pricing Authority)

Tel: 0300 330 1349

Email: nhsbsa.prescriptions@nhsbsa.nhs.uk

Website: www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-prescription-services

NHS England Services

NHS England is the national commissioner for NHS Community Pharmacy services and it is their role to make sure that the NHS provides high quality, safe patient care and services within primary care and to ensure the NHS lives within its means.

NHS England Lancashire contact details:

Email: england.lscpharmacy@nhs.net

Postal address:

Preston Business Centre
Watling Street Road

Telephone: 01772 420150

NHS Mail

Contacting the NHSmail helpdesk


The national NHSmail helpdesk is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on 0333 200 1133, or via email at helpdesk@nhs.net

When contacting NHSmail helpdesk, you must say you are a community pharmacy. The NHS Mail helpdesks takes queries from all over the NHS and informing them you are a community Pharmacy will help them send the query to the right place and save you a lot of time

NHS Digital has published the following user guides in relation to the NHS premises specific shared mail box accounts:

Guide for Community Pharmacies using NHSmail

Giving delegate access to your mailbox

Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC)

PSNC promotes and supports the interests of all NHS community pharmacies in England. They are recognised by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care as the body that represents NHS pharmacy contractors. They work closely with Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) to support their role as the local NHS representative organisations.

Who’s who

An organogram of PSNC staff can be viewed here

Details of PSNC staff, their contact details and job roles can be accessed here

Further information

Tel: 0203 1220 801

Email: info@psnc.org.uk

Website: psnc.org.uk

Community Pharmacy Lancashire

Community Pharmacy Lancashire represents community pharmacies located in the Health & Wellbeing Board areas of Blackpool Borough Council, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council & Lancashire County Council.