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LOCALLY COMMISSIONED SERVICES


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What you need to know

SEXUAL HEALTH


Community Pharmacy  sexual health services in Warwickshire are designed to improve access to key treatments including emergency hormonal contraception and treatment for chlamydia infection.


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Need to quit?

STOP SMOKING


Pharmacy stop smoking services provide convenient support to patients to increase the success of their quit attempt.


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Need help?

SUBSTANCE MISUSE


Pharmacies provide help, support and sign-posting for patients to reduce the risk of harm from substance misuse. Pharmacies may supervise the consumption of medicines or provide items such as needles/sharps bins, as well as sexual health advice.


ADVANCED SERVICES


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Long term conditions

MUR


Pharmacists can support patients manage long term conditions through delivering MURS. Discussing the patients prescribed and non-prescribed medicines can increase their knowledge and understanding of how to manage their condition.


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New Medicine Service

NMS


Taking new medicines or managing a new condition can be daunting. NMS helps patients adhere to their treatment regime, improving health outcomes through better understanding and self-management.


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Need a jab?

FLU


Qualifying community pharmacies in England can offer seasonal flu vaccinations, protecting at-risk patients that may not have otherwise accessed the it.


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Need an emergency repeat

CPCS


The Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) is being commissioned as an Advanced Service from 29 October 2019 to enhance community pharmacy’s role in urgent care provision.


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  • COVID-19 Easter Opening Update: Clarification on Local Flexibility


    by mabbuttm on April 7, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    Further to its decision that all community pharmacies in England must open for three fixed hours on both April 10 (Good Friday) and April 13 (Easter Monday), NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has clarified the ability of its Regional teams to operate some local flexibility. In particular, as announced on Saturday, pharmacies can apply… […]



  • Contractor Update: Pharmacies to be required to open on Good Friday and Easter Monday


    by mabbuttm on April 3, 2020 at 12:04 pm

    On the evening of 1st April, in the COVID-19 Primary Care Bulletin email, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) stated: “pharmacies will need to be open on Good Friday and Easter Monday as part of the wider NHS response to the pandemic”. Since then we have been pressing NHSE&I for urgent confirmation on this matter… […]



  • COVID-19: PSNC Negotiations Update


    by mabbuttm on March 27, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    PSNC has today (27th March) published a list of the possible action points that we are in urgent negotiations with the NHS and Government about to ensure that community pharmacy teams are fully supported in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These include discussions on an urgent funding rescue package, recognising the enormous financial pressures… […]

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