Herefordshire & Worcestershire LPC

Key Contacts for Pharmacy A-Z

  • Area Prescribing Committee (Herefordshire & Worcestershire)
  • CCG, Herefordshire & Worcestershire
  • Clinical Waste Collection
  • Controlled Drugs
  • CPPE
  • DBS Checks
  • Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)
  • Formulary, Hereforsdhire & Worcestershire
  • Fraud Reporting
  • Medicines Optimisation Team, Arden & GEM CSU
  • NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands
  • NHS England Pharmacy Team, West Midlands
  • NHS Mail
  • NHS Trusts, Herefordshire & Worcestershire
  • Non-controlled drugs incidents reporting
  • Outbreak Team (Covid, etc)
  • Payments: Primary Care Support England (PCSE)
  • Payments: Enhanced Services
  • PHE Local Health Protection Team (HPT)
  • Public Health Signposting Herefordshire & Worcestershire
  • Safeguarding, Herefordshire
  • Safeguarding, Worcestershire
  • Sharps Disposal, Herefordshire
  • Sharps Disposal, Worcestershire
  • Smart Cards, Herefordshire
  • Smart Cards, Worcestershire
  • Summary Care Records (SCR)
Area Prescribing Committee (Herefordshire & Worcestershire)

The Herefordshire and Worcestershire Area Prescribing Committees (APC) have now been replaced with the Herefordshire & Worcestershire Medicines and Prescribing Committee (H&W MPC).

For information about the H&W MPC and its outputs, please refer to the new Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG website.

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire Joint Medicines Formulary is located at the following link:


CCG, Herefordshire & Worcestershire


Information that was held previously by NHS Herefordshire CCG, NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG, NHS South Worcestershire CCG and NHS Wyre Forest CCG was transferred to NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG on 1 April 2020.

The new CCG is the the new data controller. Any questions about the use of data (including patient data) by the new CCG should be directed to

CCG Headquarters:

The Coach House, John Comyn Drive, Perdiswell, Worcester

Tel: 01905 681999

Clinical Waste Collection


Telephone: 01432 260000 (switchboard)



Telephone the Worcestershire Hub on 01905 722233


For any queries relating to Clinical Waste in the NHS England West Midlands area, please contact your Waste Carrier in the first instance, for any other enquiries please contact: with your ODS Code/F Code and pharmacy details where your queries will be actioned.  As of 1st June 2020, the Clinical Waste Inbox ( is to be used by GP contractors only for clinical waste queries.

Controlled Drugs

CDAO Support Team 
Tel:  0121 611 0813


CD Accountable Officer, West Midlands: Amit Dawda


Police Controlled Drugs Liaison Officer for West Mercia: Stephen A. Leenhouts
Alternative e-mail:


Controlled Drugs, CD Reporting Tool

More information:


tel: 0161 778 4000

Local contacts:
Hayley Berry
West Midlands regional manager

Megan Harris
West Midlands regional tutor

More information:

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

Tel: 0300 303 5678

More information:

Formulary, Hereforsdhire & Worcestershire

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire Joint Medicines Formulary is located at the following link:

Fraud Reporting

Tel: 0800 028 4060

Fraud Alert Process Map (Herefordshire & Worcestershire):

Local Counter Fraud Specialist (LCFS): 
Fiona Dwyer;
Tel: 02476 536880

More information:

Medicines Optimisation Team, Arden & GEM CSU


Tel: 0121 611 0813

More information:

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands

Arden & Gem CSU
Tel: 0121 612 1500

NHS England Pharmacy Team, West Midlands

Pharmacy Team, WestMidlands

St Chads Court
213 Hagley Road
West Midlands
B16 9RG

Tel: 0121 695 2222

From August 2020 the new email:

Please include the following information in your email, if the email does not include this information the email will be bounced back to you and no action will be undertaken until the correct information has been included:

ODS Code
Name of Pharmacy
Reason for your email

Please note that if you do not send your message as advised above, it will not be actioned or processed by the team.

NHS Mail

National Service Desk:

Tel: 0333 200 1133

For queries regarding shared NHS Mail Inboxes contact or call the National Service Desk 0333 200 1133

For individual requests of an NHS Net account call 0300 555 0212 or email

More information:

NHS Trusts, Herefordshire & Worcestershire


Contact information:

Tel: 01905 760000 (switchboard)



Contact information:

Tel: 01432 355444 (switchboard)

Non-controlled drugs incidents reporting

Dispensing errors and general concerns:

Outbreak Team (Covid, etc)


An Outbreak Control Hub has been set up as a single point of contact to support businesses and other settings to help prevent and respond to any cases of Covid-19. To contact the hub please either email or call 01432 383799.



Worcestershire Local Outbreak Response Team (LORT) can be contacted in the following ways.

Telephone: 01905 845491
The team are available Monday to Sunday 9.00am to 6.00pm

Payments: Primary Care Support England (PCSE)

Any payment queries initially to be emailed to the NHS England Pharmacy Team generic email address ( This inbox is monitored daily and dealt with accordingly. Someone from the team will contact you if further information is required before sending your payment request to PCSE.


Tel. 0333 014 2884

PCSE, 3 Caxton Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9ZZ

Please send your Pre-Reg Application forms directly to the NHS England Pharmacy Team generic email address

Payments: Enhanced Services

Please direct all enquiries to the CSU Medicines Management Team for queries relating to Pharmacy First, Assisted Meds, Dermatology and Bank Holiday Rotas

Tel: 0121 612 3814

PHE Local Health Protection Team (HPT)

West Midlands West HPT

This team covers:

  • Herefordshire
  • Worcestershire
  • the Black Country

Contact West Midlands West HPT

Public Health England
2nd Floor, Kidderminster Library
Market Street

DY10 1AB

Public Health Signposting Herefordshire & Worcestershire


Worcestershire DIRECTORY

Covid-19 Wellbeing PAGE.

Safeguarding, Herefordshire

Safeguarding Boards, Herefordshire:

Tel: 01432 260800 (Safeguarding Team)



More information:

Safeguarding, Worcestershire

Safeguarding Boards, Worcestershire (reporting link): 

Tel: 01905 822666 (children)

Tel: 01905 768053 (adults)


More information:

Smart Cards, Herefordshire

Hoople ICT Service Desk: 01432 260160



More information:

Smart Cards, Worcestershire

Worcester RA Smartcard Team, Wildwood, Wildwood Drive, Worcester, WR5 2LG


Tel: 01926 482 618



More information:

Summary Care Records (SCR)


More information:


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