Immediate access to emergency drugs
Please see the following link to an Immediate access to emergency medicines summary document . This will supplement the just in case guidelines already in place, as a quick reference resource. The document details specialist drugs held by seven pharmacy contractors across West Hertfordshire that would not ordinarily be kept in stock, but may be required in emergency situations. The seven pharmacy contractors’ contact details are also listed within this document.
(From HVCCG Adult Palliative Care – ‘Just in Case’ Guidelines)
This local enhanced service is for the immediate access to specialist drugs that would not ordinarily be kept in stock, but may be required in emergency situations. This includes palliative care, bacterial meningitis prophylaxis and Tamiflu®. The main aim of the scheme is to enable palliative care patients to get quicker access to palliative care and end of life care drugs. Seven pharmacy contractors across West Hertfordshire provide this local enhanced service.
The full summary can be accessed here