Pharmacy – Community

The Community Pharmacy Palliative Care Network


Network leaflet – updated January 2015

 

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The Community Pharmacy Palliative Care Network leaflet may be downloaded through NHSGGC StaffNet only. Alternatively you can request a copy at Contact.

For specialist palliative care pharmacy advice, please contact any of the following:

Specialist Pharmacists (Palliative Care)
Susan Addie – Tel: 07880 786 659
Email: susan.addie@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Carolyn Mackay – Tel: 0141 557 7437 Mob: 07775 012 560
Email: carolyn.mackay@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Macmillan Lead Pharmacist (Palliative Care)
Elayne Harris – Tel: 0141 427 8248 Mob: 07876 478140
Email: elayne.harris@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

 

All Scottish Palliative Care Network Pharmacies on NHS Inform Pharmacy Search 

 

Palliative Care Resources for Community Pharmacy

 

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The Palliative Care Resources for Community Pharmacy Version 2.0 – June 2015 may be downloaded through NHSGGC StaffNet.

If you do not have access to StaffNet, the folder can also be accessed via Community Pharmacy Scotland website

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society have endorsed the palliative care resources folder for community pharmacy.

Macmillan Pharmacy Service

Resources

 

 

Macmillan Pharmacist Facilitator Project

 

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Palliative Care News Bites

 

Bi-monthly round-up of palliative care news and views for community pharmacy staff, brought to you by the Macmillan Pharmacy Service.

Service Reports

 

 

Palliative Care Guidelines – Medication

 

Palliative Care Guidelines include new (2014) T34 Syringe Pump Competencies for Primary Care, Palliative Care Drug Monographs and other guidelines links.

 

 

Community Palliative Care Kardex

 

Guidance for use of the Community Palliative Care Kardex (Updated June 2016) PDF 2 MB

Primary Care Palliative Care Kardex Awareness Presentation May 2016 PDF 2.4 MB

 

Ordering details

• Kardexes can now be ordered via Pecos (233121) ; price is ~£500 for 1000 kardexes therefore share between an HSCP

• Stock recording sheets also now on Pecos (233125) ; price is ~£45 for 500

 

 

Just In Case

 

‘Just in Case’ (Anticipatory Prescribing) Boxes Implementation in NHS GG&C

Elayne Harris
Macmillan Lead Pharmacist for Palliative Care
October 2013


Just in Case documents

 

Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines

 

The Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines reflect a consensus of opinion about good practice in the management of adult patients with life limiting illness. They are designed for healthcare professionals from any care setting who are involved in supporting people with a palliative life-limiting condition.

Palliative Care Formulary 5th edition (PCF5+)

 

The on-line Palliative Care Formulary, although based on the 5th
UK edition published in October 2014, is regularly updated to provide
the most up to date content, and is thus denoted as PCF5+.

Community Pharmacy Scotland

 

Community Pharmacy Scotland is the organisation which represents community pharmacy owners throughout Scotland in almost every aspect of their working lives, and is the voice of these vital healthcare professionals north of the Border, as they deliver pharmaceutical care to the people of Scotland.

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines – NHSGGC Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee


NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee website
has the latest Formulary Decisions, Medicines Update Bulletins and other useful resources. Follow us for alerts to new medicines decisions, Formulary, guidelines etc. Twitter: @NHSGGCMeds

Paediatric Palliative Care Links / Resources

 

Palliative Care Resource Folder –  Children Services (StaffNet only)

Paediatric Palliative Care Unlicensed Specials Information Word 20 KB

Medicines for Children

Together for Short Lives Website

APPM (Association for Paediatric Palliative Medicine) Master Formulary 2017 (4th edition)

Children in Scotland requiring Palliative Care: identifying numbers and needs (The ChiSP Study) PDF 998 KB

 

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