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COVID-19 Information

The information on this page was produced at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The documents remain as an information resource which will be periodically updated in response to any further published national guidance.

For further information on the documents, please contact the relevant Medicines Optimisation Team (BCCG, LCCG, MKCCG). For any patient specific queries, please contact the relevant Specialist Team. (Contact details for the Medicine Optimisation Teams/Specialist Teams are included within the bulletins)

Bedfordshire CCG (BCCG) – BEDCCG.Bedsmeds@nhs.net
Luton CCG (LCCG) – lutonccg.prescribing@nhs.net
Milton Keynes CCG (MKCCG) – mkccgpharmacy@nhs.net


COVID-19 Medicines Optimisation Advice Bulletins

The medicines optimisation commissioning teams across BLMK ICS have consulted with the local Trusts to produce the bulletins listed below. The advice is based on the national guidance available at the time of publication. The bulletins will be regularly reviewed and updated, subject to national and local guidance updates on COVID-19.


BLMK CCG Commissioning Guideline

BLMKCCG Clinical Guidance

Please note NICE have issued a change of antibiotic treatment for Suspected / Confirmd pneumonia during COVID-19 pandemic - click here

BLMKCCG Shared Care Guidelines (with COVID-19 updated sections)

The Rheumatology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease shared care guidelines have been modified to reflect a change in blood test monitoring frequency during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click here for resources.


End of Life Care

The list has been updated
East of England EOL stockist website click link below. Enter your postcode to get a map of the stockist pharmacies that are currently open near you (highlighted by green flag)
https://pcm.prescqipp.info
End of Life Care Medicines Services information for BLMKCCG is here.


Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD)

If you have any other queries releating to NHS Bedfordshire, or
require any further information about BLMKCCG, please visit their website:
https://blmkccg.nhs.uk

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