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Representing community pharmacy, working in collaboration with others, to improve the quality of health and wellbeing of the people in our counties.


CALENDAR

A reminder to what’s happening over the next few weeks with the Herefordshire and Worcestershire LPC

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

NUMSAS


NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service enables patients who have contacted 111 to be referred to pharmacy for urgent medicines.


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  • CPAF screening process update and next steps


    by gohw on July 5, 2019 at 9:55 am

    Community pharmacy contractors responded well to this year’s Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questionnaire, with nearly 98% completing the survey by the closing date. This was a positive outcome and very close to last year’s completion rate. Looking ahead PSNC has produced these FAQs to help contractors understand what is due to happen next…. […]



  • GPhC survey about education and training of pharmacy support staff


    by gohw on July 5, 2019 at 9:15 am

    The GPhC recently launched a survey asking for views on its draft education and training requirements for pharmacy support staff, who are an integral part of the pharmacy team. In its press release, GPhC states: The GPhC has updated its requirements for the education and training of support staff to make sure they continue to have… […]



  • CPAF screening deadline imminent


    by gohw on June 28, 2019 at 12:12 pm

    Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that this Sunday (30th June 2019) is the last day to submit their Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questionnaire. 91% of contractors had submitted the survey as of 11.27am today (28 June). Last year, 98% had completed it by the deadline. Contractors who haven’t yet completed the CPAF screening… […]

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