Sexual health services help patients to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections, identify if they have an infection and provide access to contraception support.
Need to quit?
Pharmacy stop smoking services provide convenient support to patients to increase the success of their quit attempt.
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.
Need a blood test?
Pharmacists can take bloods for patients, upon the request of their GP or nurse, at a location and time to suit the patient.
Long term conditions
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.
New Medicine Service
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.
Need a jab?
Qualifying community pharmacies in England can offer seasonal flu vaccinations, protecting at-risk patients that may not have otherwise accessed the it.
Need an emergency repeat
NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service enables patients who have contacted 111 to be referred to pharmacy for urgent medicines.
Community pharmacy contractors are reminded that three key actions relating to the clinical governance aspects of the terms of service are required no later than 31st March 2019. These include the following: Data Security and Protection (formerly IG) Toolkit; Community Pharmacy Patient Questionnaire (CPPQ); Clinical Audit To help support contractors in meeting the above requirements,… […]
The end of the financial year (31 March) is approaching and community pharmacy contractors are reminded of four key deadlines relating to the clinical governance aspects of their terms of service. The clinical governance requirements of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) cover a range of quality related issues and are set out in Schedule… […]
From 1st April 2019, amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 and the Safe Custody Regulations 1973 come into force which mean that pregabalin and gabapentin will be classified as Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs (CDs). This follows Government consultation and recommendations from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs for additional safeguards to be put… […]
Providing information for Community Pharmacies about the work of the Local Pharmaceutical Committee and of the Community Pharmacy Services commissioned within Coventry