Varenicline (Champix)

This service commenced on January 1st 2016.

Varenicline PGD Service for Stoke

To provide the service the pharmacy must have signed up to the SLA and the pharmacist MUST attend the training provided by Stoke on Trent City Council.

The pharmacies currently providing the service are:

Hartshill Pharmacy, Unit 1 Ashwell Rd, ST4 6AT

Meir Hay Pharmacy, Unit 3 Amison Street, Meir Hay, Longton, ST3 1LD

Millers Chemist, 114 Blegrave Rd Longton, ST3 4LR

Milton Chemist, 15-19 Campbell Place, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 1NH

Milton Pharmacy, 29 Millrise Road, Milton, ST2 7BN

Norfolk Street Pharmacy, 1-5 Norfolk Street, Shelton, ST1 4PB

Tesco Hanley, Clough Street, Hanley, ST1 4AA

Well Pharmacy, 27 Weston Rd, Meir, ST3 6AB

Accredited Pharmacists Feb 2017

Service Documentation

PGD 1 January 2019 to 30th Sept 2021  Champix_PGD_Review_FINAL

Summary of changes to varenicline service PGD for 2019

Pharmacy – Client Contract Jan 2019 Version

service spec for 2019 to 2021 Service Specification_Varenicline_ReviewSept18

Consultations are recorded on PharmOutcomes and you will only have access to the module when your pharmacy is signed up to the SLA and the pharmacist is fully trained.

Where no live connection to PharmOutcomes is available you can use the Proforma but must add the information to PharmOutcomes as soon as possible and always within 48 hours of your consultation with the patient.

ProForma for supplies weeks 1 to 12 – Updated Feb 2017

Supplies beyond 12 weeks

In some special circumstances the Public Health Commissioner may authorise a patient to continue on Varenicline for up to a further 12 weeks.  The supplying pharmacy needs to email Rochelle Edwards on to request authorisation.  If this is approved you must use the ProForma below and record supplies on the special week 13 to 24 PharmOutcomes module.

ProForma for supplies weeks 13 to 24 only

Letters available for printing

Patient Letter

Discontinuation by GP letter

Slides from Training Event

Champix training slides

DoC presentation tailored to varenicline event