Guidance for community pharmacies regarding ordering Larval Therapy – for H and R and EHC CCG area.


Hastings and Rother CCG and Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford CCG have approved guidelines for the use of larval therapy in the community.

The document below is what the Tissue Viability Nurses will be using to communicate with community pharmacists regarding the ordering of larvae and it provides some guidance on the correct process.

This treatment is not frequently used at the moment although it is advisable to be aware of the procedure in case you are contacted by one of the Tissue Viability Nurses about planned treatment.

Ap3 – Larvae Pharmacist ordering info 1115