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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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  • LPC News: Share your experiences on local integration


    by mabbuttm on August 1, 2019 at 4:06 pm

    PSNC has launched a Local Integration Discovery Tool to gather information about the integration of community pharmacy into local healthcare structures across the country. Taking the form of an LPC survey, the Discovery Tool has been designed to assess the current status of community pharmacy engagement with local health systems such as Primary Care Networks… […]



  • Contractor Announcement: Funding negotiations result in five-year CPCF deal


    by mabbuttm on July 22, 2019 at 1:14 pm

    Contractor summary: Other key elements of the deal can be summarised as follows: The five-year deal represents a series of agreements in principle, with detail of new services and payments to be negotiated on an annual basis by October each year. Although the overall quantum of funding and the key elements within that have been… […]



  • 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…. […]

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