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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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  • GPhC publishes a new enforcement policy for registered pharmacies


    by gohw on March 18, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has published a new enforcement policy for registered pharmacies, which intends to drive continuous improvement in the quality of care patients receive when using a pharmacy. The policy is aimed at community pharmacy contractors, whether sole trader, a partnership of pharmacists or a body corporate such as a limited company. It… […]



  • Market-entry applications to move online


    by gohw on March 15, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    At present there are 30+ pharmacy forms available including applications for change of ownership, consolidation, relocation and new pharmacies. PCSE confirm that a new approach for pharmacy forms will see the replacement of multiple paper forms with one single online application, accessible via PCSE Online. The newly developed online form which will replace the 30+… […]



  • Nominations open for NHS Parliamentary Awards


    by fergusonj on March 8, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    This week the NHS launched its Parliamentary awards to celebrate and give national recognition to staff who go above and beyond the call of duty. MPs are now searching for outstanding individuals who have impressed and made a real difference to how the health service provides care for patients in their local areas, and LPCs… […]

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