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.
Following the announcement of a five-year deal on the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF), PSNC is holding a series of Sunday roadshow events for community pharmacists across England. The Roadshow begins in just under a week’s time, with events being held in Darlington and Doncaster on Sunday 25th August, so there is not long left… […]
This year’s Pharmacy Show will be taking place on Sunday 6th and Monday 7th October 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham. Registration for the two-day event is free, and community pharmacy contractors and their teams, as well as other healthcare and allied healthcare industry professionals, are now able to register for the event on the… […]
PSNC has launched a Local Integration Discovery Tool to gather information about the integration of community pharmacy into local healthcare structures across the country. Taking the form of an LPC survey, the Discovery Tool has been designed to assess the current status of community pharmacy engagement with local health systems such as Primary Care Networks… […]
Providing information for Community Pharmacies about the work of the Local Pharmaceutical Committee and of the Community Pharmacy Services commissioned within Coventry