Prescribing Policies

Generic (Non-Innovator Brand) Prescribing Policy August 2020

Generic (Non-Innovator Brand) Prescribing Policy August 2020


Gluten Free Prescribing Policy 2020

Wirral Gluten Free Prescribing Policy October 2020


Home Oxygen Service

COPD, Oxygen and PR Service
Albert Lodge
Victoria Central Hospital
Mill Lane
Wirral CH44 5UF

Telephone: 0151 514 2244
Fax: 0151 514 2247/8
Available Monday to Friday - 08.30am to 5.00pm


Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: Guidance for CCGs

Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care


Management and Control of Prescription Forms

A Guide for Prescribers and Health Organisations


Non-Medical Prescriber Policy (NMP)

Wirral Non-Medical Prescriber (NMP) Policy


Patient Group Directions

For vaccine PGDs please contact the Screening and Immunisation Team, Public Health England, CWW Area team at the following email address: 


Self-Care - Policy and Prescribing Support Materials

Wirral CCG Self Care Policy

Please encourage appropriate patients with minor, short term conditions to purchase medicines over the counter at a community pharmacy or supermarket.  


Vaccine Policies

Vaccine cold chain queries should be sent to the Cheshire and Merseyside Screening and Immunisation Team ( to report the incident and for appropriate advice to be given. The email inbox is monitored regularly and cold chain queries will be responded to as soon as possible during office hours. 

Further advice can be found in the Public Health England protocol below:

Protocol for ordering, storing and handling vaccines (PHE)