Dumfries & Galloway Health Board
Prescribing Support Team

Community Pharmacy Smoking Cessation


Smoking Cessation Specification 2017

COMMUNITY PHARMACY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE – REVISED SERVICE SPECIFICATION 2017 Please note that the NHS Dumfries and Galloway Varenicline PGD differs slightly from the National PGD included in this document. Please See NHS D&G Varenicline PGD.

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Nhs Dumfries and Galloway Interim Prescribing Guidance From January 2018

Following a national tendering process, a new national procurement contract for smoking cessation products has been agreed. This new contract started on 1st March (2017) with this being updated in February 2018 with the withrawal of Johnson & Johnson Please note that this new contract only covers Nicotine Replacement Therapy, with varenicline currently remaining out with the scope of this contract. As a result of this new national contract being implemented, we are required to change our

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Varenicline PGD September 2018 ( Review Date September 2020)

PATIENT GROUP DIRECTION FOR SUPPLY OF VARENICLINE (CHAMPIX ®) BY AUTHORISED COMMUNITY PHARMACISTS SEPTEMBER 2018

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