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CALENDAR

A reminder to what’s happening over the next few weeks with the Coventry LPC

LOCALLY COMMISSIONED SERVICES


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What you need to know

SEXUAL HEALTH


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.


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Need to quit?

STOP SMOKING


Pharmacy stop smoking services provide convenient support to patients to increase the success of their quit attempt.


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Need help?

SUBSTANCE MISUSE


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.


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Need a blood test?

PHLEBOTOMY


Pharmacists can take bloods for patients, upon the request of their GP or nurse, at a location and time to suit the patient.


ADVANCED SERVICES


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Long term conditions

MUR


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.


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New Medicine Service

NMS


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.


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Need a jab?

FLU


Qualifying community pharmacies in England can offer seasonal flu vaccinations, protecting at-risk patients that may not have otherwise accessed the it.


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Need an emergency repeat

NUMSAS


NHS Urgent Medicine Supply Advanced Service enables patients who have contacted 111 to be referred to pharmacy for urgent medicines.


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  • PSNC Annual Planning Meeting Report


    by mabbuttm on December 12, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    PSNC has published a summary of its annual planning meeting at which the committee explored some of the most important policy areas that PSNC and community pharmacy will need to influence through 2019. The planning meeting was held in Birmingham on 13th and 14th November and will inform PSNC’s strategy for next year. PSNC considered… […]



  • Christmas opening hours


    by gohw on November 13, 2018 at 5:08 pm

    Community pharmacy contractors do not have to open on days which are specifically mentioned in the Regulations (namely Christmas Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday) or a day which has been specifically designated as a ‘bank holiday’, unless directed to open by their local NHS England team. In December, contractors in England will not be… […]



  • PSNC October Meeting: summary for contractors now available


    by mabbuttm on November 7, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    PSNC’s October meeting was held on the 9th and 10th of the month in Swindon, and key agenda items included: Analysis of the 2018/19 funding offer; Revision of PSNC’s service development proposals; The first meeting of PSNC’s Brexit Forum; and Consideration of the pilot to integrate pharmacy and medicines optimisation into new care models. Download… […]

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