PACEF is Lincolnshire’s Prescribing and Clinical Effectiveness Forum (sometimes called area prescribing committees).

It has the responsibility for ensuring the cost-effective use of medicines and other healthcare interventions and their functional integration into healthcare delivery across Lincolnshire, and produces local prescribing guidance based on expert evidence and national guidance. Community Pharmacy Lincolnshire attends and provides input into PACEF meetings.

Its PACE website contains informaiuton such as:

  • Recent PACEF bulletins
  • Shared Care guidance
  • Local presribing ‘traffic light’ guidance
  • Antimicrobial prescribing guidance

This can be accessed at