Monthly Archives: June 2016

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LPC case study: Community pharmacists reduce workload for GPs in Sheffield

Further data on a community pharmacy service pilot designed to develop joint working with GP practices has shown that patient care has been enhanced. This joint working initiative has led Community Pharmacy Sheffield to win C&D’s GP Partnership of the Year Award 2016. What does the service involve? Community pharmacists undertook a number of different...

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Health & Care Review

Keeping up with all the latest developments in health and care policy could almost be a full time job and PSNC regularly receives questions from LPCs and pharmacy contractors about what is going on in the wider health and care landscape beyond community pharmacy. To help answer some of these questions and to help contractors and...

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Just over two weeks to go (until Sunday 3rd July 2016) to complete the CPAF screening questionnaire

CPAF screening questionnaire NHS pharmacy contractors have now had nearly two weeks to complete the CPAF screening questionnaire. Pharmacy contractors should have received information and instructions on how to access, complete the questionnaire and it should also only take around 20 – 30 minutes to complete. Once you have submitted the completed questionnaire, responses can be saved or printed...

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Success for LPCs at C+D Awards 2016

Two LPCs had success at the C+D Awards held on Wednesday 15th June in Cardiff. Community Pharmacy Sheffield won the GP Partnership of the Year Award for the Sheffield GP and Pharmacy Joint Working Service, which sees community pharmacists working closely alongside local GPs for up to two sessions each week. Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire...

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Updated prescribing specials guidance

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) recently published updated professional guidance for the prescribers of Specials which is endorsed by the Royal College of GPs, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and the Royal College of Nursing. In 2012 the National Prescribing Centre and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published the original...

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