Contract News – Prison pharmacy services

Published on: 13/07/2022
Procuring Authority: NHS England
Contract value: £14m
Description: NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) South East seeks to commission a provider who has the capability and capacity to deliver pharmacy services to the following establishments in Kent and Medway.
• HMP Elmley
• HMP Standford Hill
• HMP Swaleside
• HMP/YOI Rochester
• HMP Maidstone
• HMP/YOI East Sutton Park
• HMP/YOI Cookham Wood
The pharmacy service will dispense and deliver medication daily from the pharmacy hub at HMP/YOI Rochester to those establishments listed above, aside from HMP Elmley which will have its own dispensing pharmacy as a satellite to HMP/YOI Rochester and will form part of this contract. This recognises its role as the reception prison for Kent and Medway and the unique pharmacy requirements associated with this cohort.

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