Locally commissioned community pharmacy services can be contracted via a number of different routes and by different commissioners, including local authorities (Public Health), Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and local NHS England teams.
Click on the name of the service in the list below for full details
Public Health Services
Click on the name of the service in the list below for full details
NHS Health Checks
For information on free NHS Health Check Service see the Choose Health website. Click here to be redirected
To view the Pharmacy agreement to stock antivirals please click here.
Please note, we are awaiting the up to date version.
Hospital Discharge Services
Transfers of Care Around Medicine (TCAM) (formally known as eTCP)
Click here for: A guide to support community pharmacists in dealing with electronic discharge – Frequently asked questions
(Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire CCG areas)
FAQs – appendix 1 -user guide presentation
Refer to Pharmacy Case Studies
Refer to Pharmacy Case Study – DOAC
Transfer of Care
(Blackpool and West Lancashire CCG areas)
PharmOutcomes Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
Here you will find details of minor ailments services (in those areas where it is currently commissioned)
BLACKPOOL CCG AREA
This service is no longer commissioned in Blackpool CCG area.
GREATER PRESTON & CHORLEY SOUTH RIBBLE CCG AREAS
Greater Preston and Chorley South Ribble – Minor Ailment Scheme – SLA – 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023
Greater Preston and Chorley & South Ribble – Formulary & Protocols – 2022 -2023
PharmOutcomes support manual Lancashire
EAST LANCS CCG AREA
This service is no longer commissioned in East Lancashire CCG area.
FYLDE & WYRE CCG AREA (Pharmacy+ Clinic Service)
The Pharmacy + Clinic in Fylde & Wyre ceased operating on the 30th June 2018.
LANCASHIRE NORTH CCG AREA – Opening Doors Pilot
This service is no longer commissioned in Lancashire North CCG area.
WEST LANCS CCG AREA
The Minor Ailments Scheme in West Lancs CCG area was decommissioned in December 2017
BLACKBURN with DARWEN AREA
This service is no longer commissioned in Blackburn with Darwen area.
MORECAMBE BAY CCG AREA
Minor Ailment Scheme – Morecambe Bay – under 18s
Here you will find details of palliative care services (in those areas where it is currently commissioned)
Pennine Lancashire (East Lancashire CCG & Blackburn with Darwen CCG)
Pennine Lancashire (East Lancashire CCG & Blackburn with Darwen CCG) Palliative Care Service – 01st March 2022 – 31st March 2023
Blackpool CCG and Fylde & Wyre CCG
Just in Case Service Specification – Fylde Coast – 01st April 2022 – 31st March 2023
Chorley & South Ribble and Greater Preston CCGs
Service specification 1st July 2020 – 31st December 2020
List of Pharmacies providing palliative care service in Chorley South Ribble & Greater Preston
Covid 19 Temporary End of Life Drugs list
Morecambe Bay CCG – Just in case
Just in Case (JIC) Service Specification 2022-23
West Lancashire CCG
Palliative Care Service Specification for community pharmacy – click here
Here you will find details of needle exchange services (in those areas where it is currently commissioned)
East Lancashire, Central & North Lancashire
Service Level Agreement – Pharmacy Needle & Syringe Programme – 01st April 2022 – 31st March 2023 – click here
Needle Exchange Service Spec – 1st April 2021 – 31st March 2022 – click here
The Online Pan-Lancashire Multi Agency Safeguarding Children Procedures can be found here
The contact details for Children Multi Agency Safeguarding Agency can be found here
Lancashire Safeguarding Adults Board
In this section you will find EHC SLAs, information on Chlamydia screening service, how to obtain condoms & Declarations of Competence .
Lancashire County Council
EHC Service Spec – Lancashire County Council – 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023
Signed EHC PGD – Lancashire County Council (LCC) 1st May 2022 – 30th April 2025
As of 1st April 2016, Blackpool Council no longer commissions an EHC service from Community Pharmacy.
Please refer anyone presenting for EHC to the Specialist Sexual Health Service at Whitegate Drive Health Centre (01253 957171) or the Young People’s Centre on Talbot Road (01253 955856)
Information and contraception clinic times can be found via the Lancashire Sexual Health website:
Blackpool and Lancashire Sexual Health Service Find Your Nearest Centre or by telephoning 01772 401140
Blackburn with Darwen Integrated Sexual Health Service
For more information about the sexual health services or help to access support contact: (01772) 401140 or visit: Blackpool and Lancashire Sexual Health Service Find Your Nearest Centre
BwD Pharmacy Emergency Hormonal Contraception Service Specification 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023
Due to the coronavirus, the PGD for Levonorgestrel has been updated to include the following line (on dosage):
2 tablets (3mg) to be taken as soon as possible after unprotected sexual intercourse up to 96 hours when the BMI or weight cannot be recorded due to COVID 19 restrictions
Revised PGD Blackburn with Darwen Council – 1st April 2020 – 31st March 2023
Sexual Health Services – STI on-line testing kits
Lancashire sexual have launched a new ‘free home testing kits’ service to screen for sexually transmitted infections which are available for Lancashire residents of all ages over 16 years of age. (Excluding Blackburn with Darwen residents anyone living within this area can call: 01254 283888 for more information on how to be tested).
Please click here for further information and here for an electronic version of a Home kit poster which can be downloaded and printed for display if required
Chlamydia screening service
East Lancashire Chlamydia Screening Programme (Blackburn with Darwen)
Barbara Castle Way Health Centre
Blackburn BB2 1AX
Telephone: 01254 283874 Young Person’s confidential line: 0845 602 0894
Chlamydia Test Kits for Best 2 Know Provision in Community Pharmacy
Chlamydia Screening Team contact details. Please note when requesting kits that they are now gender specific
Ordering condoms from Public Health
Lancashire Pharmacy Contractors: Clinic packs of 144 condoms can be ordered by contacting email@example.com who will email an order form.
When the order form has been completed and returned to them, orders should be received within 5 working days’. (any mail disruption will impact on delivery times, if items are out of stock the supplier will offer an alternative)
Any queries, contact:
Christine Tetlow, Public Health Co-ordinator (Sexual Health)
Lancashire County Council
Tel: 01772 539826
Blackpool contractors should contact: Contractreview@blackpool.gov.uk with your order
Declaration of Competence
The Declaration of Competence (DoC) system has been developed to support you in assuring commissioners that you are service-ready and have the appropriate knowledge, skills and behaviours to deliver high-quality, consistent services. Many commissioners are now including the DoC system in their service specifications, service level agreements and patient group directions. Click here for more information
In this section you will find details of smoking cessation services and NRT voucher schemes (in those areas where it is currently commissioned)
NRT Voucher Scheme
Lancashire County Council 1st April 2021 click here
Lancashire County Council 22/23 click here
Blackburn with Darwen Council – see below under Local Improvement Service (LIS) for Provision of Stop Smoking Services
Blackpool Council. As of 1st April 2016, Blackpool Council no longer commissions an NRT Voucher Scheme from Community Pharmacy.
Local Improvement Service (LIS) for Provision of Stop Smoking Services
Blackburn with Darwen Area – SLA 2022/23– click here
Blackburn with Darwen smoking cessation pharmacy providers 2020/21 – click here
Lancashire County Council SLA 2020/21 – click here
Blackpool Area SLA 2018/19 – click here
In this section you will find the substance misuse service specifications (in those areas where it is currently commissioned)
North, Central and East Lancashire
Service Level Agreement – Supervised Consumption Programme – 01st April 2022 – 31st March 2023 – click here
The SLA from delphi for supervised consumption (1st April 2021 – 31st March 2022) – click here
Read below details of Blackpool’s integrated Drug and Alcohol Treatment, Harm Reduction and Non-Clinical Sexual Health Services.
Horizon in Blackpool offers a comprehensive support service for residents covering Drug and Alcohol Dependency, Harm Reduction and Non-Clinical Sexual Health Services.
The service was commissioned to contribute to the following public health outcomes:
Increasing number of people living drug and alcohol free lifestyles
Increasing employment and reducing homelessness
Improving physical and psychological health
Improving the lives of young people and their families
Horizon comprises four agencies:
Delphi Medical – Drug and Alcohol Clinical Intervention Service for Adults and Young People
The Hub – Young People’s Risk Taking Behaviour, including substance misuse and sexual health
Renaissance – Drugs & Alcohol Adult Harm Reduction, Assertive Outreach together with Non Clinical Sexual Adult Health Harm Reduction Services
The Horizon service offers a comprehensive package of first class care and treatment created to support the health and wellbeing of all Blackpool’s residents.
Any resident can access the services; young people up to the age of 25 are able to access more age appropriate services (The Hub) which in turn offer a more holistic care package.
For more information or to access the services contact:
Horizon Single Point of Access for all adult services – 01253 205156
The HUB (Young people’s service, up to 25 years) – 01253 476010