The DDA has published a home delivery SOP for use during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
- To reduce the risk to delivery drivers and patients from the delivering patient medicines.
- Ensure delivery of medicines to the COVID-19 shielded group in line with the NHS shielded patient delivery services.
This SOP details the procedure to be followed when delivering medicines to the patient’s address during the COVID-19 pandemic, or other infection disease pandemic. In addition it gives information sources for NHS COVID-19 shielded patient delivery services.
DDA members can view the SOP in the SOP library.
- Scottish members should note the announcement that NHS Scotland currently has no plans to commission a specific COVID-19 home delivery service.