Palliative Care Service

April 2022 – SLA Extended

NHSE&I have extended the SLA for the palliative care service so that it now runs to 30.9.2022.  This service is currently running in selected pharmacies and NHSE&I are NOT looking for any new sites at this time.

All pharmacies currently offering the Staffordshire Palliative Care Service need to download this new SLA and, if they wish to continue providing the service, send the signature page to

Please note, those working in multiples will need to forward this SLA to your head office for signature.

Palliative Care SLA Staffordshire 010422 FINAL V2


Palliative Care Pharmacies

To find a pharmacy which is part of the service, please download this document and check for pharmacies with a tick in the palliative care column:

Palliative Care Pharmacies Staffordshire May 2021

If you do signpost someone to one of these pharmacies, please call them first to confirm stocks are available.

The supply of palliative care medicines is not limited to these pharmacies however they are commissioned to keep a minimum stock of the medicines concerned; the list of medicines covered appears on page 8 of the SLA and can be downloaded by using the link below.  The list has not changed from the previous SLA.

Staffordshire Stock List Palliative Care April 2020 Covid Update


There is a similar service in Shropshire with a slightly different stock list.  If you are on the Staffordshire / Shropshire border this list of Shropshire pharmacies may also be useful

Palliative Care Drugs Service SLA Shropshire 010422 FINAL V1

Palliative Care Pharmacies Shropshire May 2021

Shropshire Palliative Care Drug List