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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

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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  • CPAF screening process a few weeks to go


    by gohw on June 14, 2019 at 3:52 pm

    Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that they have until Sunday 30th June 2019 to complete the 2019/20 Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questionnaire. 56% of contractors had submitted the survey as of 18 June, which is broadly in line with previous years. Last year, 98% had completed it by the deadline. PSNC recommends that… […]



  • Regulatory changes include provision for Serious Shortage Protocols


    by gohw on June 7, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    Amendments to the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 2013 have today (7th June 2019) been laid before Parliament. Due to come into force from Monday 1st July 2019, these amendments will introduce the Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) into the terms of service for NHS community pharmacies. This means that, where an… […]



  • Reminder CPAF screening process starts today


    by gohw on June 3, 2019 at 7:00 am

    The 2019/20 Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) screening questionnaire is now available for completion. It will be open from today (Monday 3rd June 2019) until Sunday 30th June 2019. Level 2 is the minimum standard expected to demonstrate general compliance with the terms of service. Community pharmacies should have already received last week information and… […]

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