The Lifeguard Pharmacy project aimed to develop and pilot a training package and service to enable community pharmacies to respond to people in danger from domestic violence or feeling suicidal. Just as a lifeguard watches swimmers for any signs of drowning, similarly this project sought to equip community pharmacy staff with the skills and resources to recognise and respond to people in danger.
The project details are as follows:
Project title: Responding to people in danger: A feasibility study to co-develop a community pharmacy response service for domestic violence and suicidal ideation.
Award ID: NIHR133132
The research team includes:
- University of Lincoln (lead)
- Kings College London
- University of York
- University of Huddersfield
- Lincolnshire Cooperative
This project was conducted in accordance with the Health Research Authority guidance.
The Lincoln Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) provided an independent oversight of the data management and guidance on obtaining the necessary regulatory approvals and assisted with data monitoring.