For Care Providers

Medicines Management Support Service

Lisa Drinkwater, Pharmacist, provides a medicines management support service for Residential Care and Nursing Care providers in Blackpool. This service has been commissioned by the Blackpool Council Contracts team and offers practical support and advice that promotes best practice to focus on:

  • Handling medicines safely, securely and appropriately
  • Ensuring that medicines are given by people safely
  • Ensuring that published national Medicines Management guidance about how to use medicines safely is followed

This advice is free and the support will be tailored to your needs. Lisa can be contacted via the contracts team at

Guidance and Tools

Listed below are useful templates and tools for care home managers and staff and will be added to over time when new documents are released.

By placing them here it does not mean that the CCG expect these particular tools to be used, but we hope to provide more options and save you a little time searching.