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
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.
Today (3rd August 2020) the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced that community pharmacies can now order additional personal protective equipment (PPE) through the online portal in an emergency. The PPE portal had previously only been open to social care and general practice providers to order and receive critical coronavirus (COVID-19) PPE… […]
PSNC Chief Executive Simon Dukes will be hosting a next steps webinar on the independent review into contractor support and representation on Monday 10th August at 7pm. In June 2020 Professor David Wright published the findings of his independent review into community pharmacy contractor representation and support. The review looked at the workings of LPCs… […]
PSNC has today published a leaflet to help community pharmacy teams explain when and why the national pandemic delivery service will end on 31st July 2020. During the national lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic, HM Government funded community pharmacies to provide a medicines delivery service for shielding patients who had no-one to collect their prescription for… […]
Providing information for Community Pharmacies about the work of the Local Pharmaceutical Committee and of the Community Pharmacy Services commissioned within Coventry