WELCOME TO HEREFORDSHIRE & WORCESTERSHIRE LPC

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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  • Feedback on our Future of Pharmacy Animation


    by mabbuttm on May 21, 2019 at 11:45 am

    Please share your thoughts with us Last month PSNC launched a video animation explaining how community pharmacy will fit into the NHS of the future. The animation should help contractors to understand what will be expected of pharmacies in the future and how they can start to prepare for that. We would like to hear… […]



  • CPAF screening process to start in June


    by gohw on May 17, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    The 2019/20 Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questionnaire will soon be available for completion from Monday 3rd June 2019 until Sunday 30th June 2019. The process asks all NHS community pharmacy contractors to complete a short screening questionnaire consisting of 10 active questions which should be answered; NHS England will then select a small… […]



  • PCSE invitation to contractors to test market entry online portal


    by gohw on May 16, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    In March, PSNC announced that market-entry applications were to move online as PCSE confirmed a new approach for pharmacy applications which will see the replacement of multiple paper forms with one single online application, accessible via PCSE Online. PSNC has been and will continue to work with PCSE on the development of the market-entry online… […]

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