Please note this page is no longer being updated. If you are a clinician, please refer to the Lancashire and South Cumbria Medicines Management Group website in the first instance for up to date information, or email your local medicines optimisation team.
Policy for Prescribing Branded Medicines (please note Morecambe Bay CCG has adopted this policy).
Further medicines guidelines, including shared care guidelines, are available on Lancashire Medicines Management Group’s website.
Click here to access the Morecambe Bay Joint Formulary
Morecambe Bay CCG and Area Prescribing committee endorsed the use of NICE / PHE antimicrobial guideline: NICE antimicrobial prescribing guidance
Prescribers may also wish to download a copy and save it.
Click here to access the wound formulary.
Local Shared Care Guidelines
Clenil (beclomethasone dipropionate) 2 years
Fostair NEXThaler (beclometasone dipropionate and formoterol) 2 years
Fostair MDI (beclometasone dipropionate and formoterol) 2 years
Free style Libre Confidential start and stop date
Prostap (leuprorelin acetate) Confidential start and stop date
Access to End of Life medicines stock list for commissioned local pharmacies
Hyoscine Hydrobromide injection
Levomepromazine injection (Nozinan®)
Midazolam injection (high strength)
Morphine sulphate injection
Morphine sulphate injection
Oxycodone oral solution (OxyNorm®)
Phytomenadione inj (Konakion MM®)*
Water for Injection
Pharmacies that are providing access to End of Life medicines within Morecambe Bay
|Address 1||Address 3||Address 4||Postcode||Phone||*May be subject to change during pandemic.*|
|Asda Superstore||Barrow in Furness||Cumbria||LA14 5UG||01229 842510||100 hour|
|Asda Superstore,||Kendal,||Cumbria||LA9 7JA||01539 742410||84 hours|
|48-52 Wellington Street||Millom||Cumbria||LA18 4DE||01229 772259||40 hour|
|15-17, Portland Walk,||Barrow in Furness,||Cumbria||LA14 1DB||01229 820449||40 hour|
|Units 8-9, Market Cross,||Ambleside,||Cumbria||LA22 9BT||015394 33355||40 hour|
|The Pharmacy,||Hawkshead,||Cumbria||LA22 0NS||015394 36201||40 hour|
|Health Centre||Grange over Sands,||Cumbria||LA11 6DY||015395 32024||40 hour|
|Helme Chase Surgery Pharmacy||Kendal,||Cumbria||LA9 7HR||01539 737953||100 hour|
|16, Crescent Road,||Windermere,||Cumbria||LA23 1DT||015394 43417||40 hour|
|Ovangle Road||Lancaster||Lancashire||LA1 5JR||01524 580790||78 hours|
|1 Heysham Rd||Morecambe||Lancashire||LA3 1DA||01524 412275||40 hour|
|Christie Park||Morecambe||Lancashire||LA4 5TJ||01524 308307||100 hours|
Availability of stock Palliative Care Drugs across Morecambe Bay
The below document shows the Morecambe Bay Community Pharmacies contracted to carry the full stock of agreed Palliative Care Medicines for use alongside the Just in Case Medication sheets. This bulletin will be issued weekly to highlight where current stock levels are so that GPs, patients and carers can be signposted where to electronically send prescription requests to and collect medicines from.
Please note due to national stock levels changing on a daily basis of these medicines, this template is just a guide of potential available stock, please contact the relevant Community Pharmacy to check they still have the stock available if required.
Week commencing 6 June 2022 - LINK