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Warwickshire LPC providing leadership for Pharmacy to provide positive outcomes for our contractors and patients

Represent, engage and enable Community Pharmacy to realise its full potential, keeping the interests of Contractors at our core



CALENDAR

A reminder to what’s happening over the next few weeks with the Warwickshire 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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  • LPC News: Booking now open for virtual meeting of LPCs and PSNC


    by mabbuttm on June 5, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    LPCs are now able to register to attend the virtual meeting of LPCs and PSNC on Wednesday 8th July. The meeting will give LPCs and PSNC the opportunity to discuss the findings of the independent review into community pharmacy contractor representation and support. Attendees will hear from the review author, Professor David Wright, and have… […]



  • Independent Review into Contractor Support and Representation: Update for Contractors


    by mabbuttm on May 22, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    Last year, PSNC and the LPCs jointly funded an independent review into community pharmacy contractor support and representation. The aim of the review was to find ways to optimise LPC and PSNC working to ensure that the national network structure for contractor representation is working as efficiently as it can, is providing best value for… […]



  • Suspension of Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment renewals


    by mabbuttm on May 22, 2020 at 3:54 pm

    The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today announced that the requirement to publish renewed Pharmaceutical Needs Assessments (PNAs) will be suspended for a year. PNAs are due to be renewed and published by Local Authority Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs) in April 2021. However, as most resources have been diverted to the… […]

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