Herefordshire & Worcestershire LPC



NHSmail accounts are being offered to community pharmacists to support the secure exchange of patient or sensitive data with other health and social care professionals.


Community pharmacy contractors are required to make their declaration for PQS payments using the Manage Your Service (MYS) application under the CPCF 2019/24 framework.


The Warranted Environment Specification (WES) defines the supported versions of software required to be installed on user systems.


The Directory of Services (DoS) is a directory which provides NHS 111 call handlers with real time information about services available to support a particular patient.


The Falsified Medicine Directive aims to prevent the entry into the legal supply chain of falsified medicinal products.


Patients who sign-up for this service have their prescriptions sent from their GP to nominated Pharmacy electronically. Summary Care Records allow healthcare professionals to view key patient information held at their GP practice.

EPS Phase 4

Phase 4 of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is the point at which electronic rather than paper prescriptions become the default.


Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD) is an integral part of EPS, which offers many extra benefits over paper repeat dispensing and repeat prescribing. eRD allows regular medicines to be prescribed for suitable patients in batches of up to a year and stores the prescriptions securely on the Spine.


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