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Service case study: Optical referral for Hypertension Case-Finding Service pilot

Community pharmacies and optical practices in Humber and North Yorkshire are working together to identify patients suitable for the Hypertension Case-Finding Service in a pilot which has recently been commissioned for another year (until 31st March 2025). Across the two areas, so far, 126 community pharmacies and 36 optical practices have participated in the pilot, [...]

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Data Security & Protection Toolkit: 2024 Community Pharmacy England guidance available

Community Pharmacy England has published new guidance to help community pharmacy owners complete the latest Data Security and Protection Toolkit. The Toolkit is used to make a pharmacy’s information governance (IG) declaration and must be completed by Sunday 30th June 2024. Community Pharmacy England has collaborated with the NHS DSPTK team to keep the workload [...]

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Service case study: Proactive detection of HVD in community pharmacy

A community pharmacy in Farnborough has participated in a proof of concept evaluation that aimed to test if detection of heart valve disease (HVD) using digital auscultation by a community pharmacist could be an effective entry point to the HVD pathway towards diagnosis and treatment. The service evaluation, which was developed in Farnborough Primary Care [...]

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Novel approach to HVD detection

Community Pharmacy England has joined other pharmacy bodies to endorse a new report that is encouraging Integrated Care Boards to increase proactive detection of heart valve disease (HVD) with the help of community pharmacy. The report highlights a proof of concept evaluation that aimed to test if detection of HVD using digital auscultation by a [...]

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Service case study: Identification of undiagnosed hypertension

Community Pharmacy Surrey and Sussex worked with NHS Sussex to develop a pathway to maximise the use of the Hypertension Case-Finding Service to increase the detection rate of undiagnosed hypertension. The pathway was developed using a digital communication platform and bespoke secure messages to patients. The initiative, utilising digital tools and messaging, facilitated collaborative working [...]

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