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.
PSNC is seeking a new recruit to support its legislative and regulatory affairs work. The appointee – Regulations Officer – will work closely with PSNC’s Director of Operations and Support, to provide guidance to pharmacy contractors and LPCs on the ‘terms of service’, market entry regulations, data protection issues and other legislative and regulatory matters affecting… […]
PSNC has today (22nd October) published its annual report, setting out the work it did on behalf of community pharmacy contractors in 2018/19. During a challenging year for community pharmacy, PSNC worked hard to push for more financial security for the sector and developing crucial guidance documents to help contractors and pharmacy teams. The annual… […]
PSNC has published two Briefings to support community pharmacy contractors and LPCs on working together to enable contractors to meet the Primary Care Networks (PCN) domain of the Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS). PSNC Briefing 047/19: PQS – Guidance for community pharmacy contractors on the Primary Care Networks domain; and PSNC Briefing 048/19: PQS – Guidance… […]
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