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

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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  • SSP issued for Haloperidol: Urgent actions required by pharmacy teams


    by Mitesh on December 22, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    In response to significant ongoing disruption to the supply of Haloperidol 500 microgram capsules (Serenace®), a Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) has been issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on Monday 23 December 2019. Developed by clinicians, SSP04 provides pharmacists with procedures to follow in providing a suitable alternative product, Haloperidol 500… […]



  • Professor David Wright to lead independent review into PSNC and LPC representation and support for contractors


    by mabbuttm on November 29, 2019 at 9:58 am

    David Wright, Professor of Pharmacy Practice from the School of Pharmacy at the University of East Anglia has been appointed to lead an independent review of the roles and structures underpinning PSNC and the LPCs. The review has been called at a time when the community pharmacy landscape is rapidly changing and local representation and… […]



  • Regulations Officer job opportunity at PSNC


    by mabbuttm on November 20, 2019 at 11:32 am

    PSNC is seeking a new recruit to support its legislative and regulatory affairs work. The appointee – Regulations Officer – will work closely with PSNC’s Director of Operations and Support, to provide guidance to pharmacy contractors and LPCs on the ‘terms of service’, market entry regulations, data protection issues and other legislative and regulatory matters affecting… […]

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