291 - NHS discharge medicine service (DMS)

Request Details:

Date Submitted: 17/08/2022

1) When did your trust begin referring patients through the NHS DMS? The Trust are not delivering a formal DMS at the moment
2) How many patients has your trust referred to community pharmacies through the DMS between 15 February 2021 and 14 July 2022? n/a
a. How many patients has your trust discharged in total within this timeframe?
3) According to national guidance for operating the DMS, trusts are responsible for developing their own eligibility criteria for patients referred through the service that meet “local population needs” (see page 13). Please could you supply a copy of your trust’s eligibility criteria for referring patients through the DMS? n/a

Last updated: September 2022