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.
Following the publication of the full Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) details on 27th August 2020 for 2020/21, additional guidance and resources have been published to support contractors, LPCs and Pharmacy PCN Leads meet the requirements of the scheme. Key additions PSNC has published the following support materials: PSNC Briefing 030/20 – Guidance for LPCs on… […]
Are you passionate about the community pharmacy sector? PSNC is searching for a new Director to join our Leadership Team. This enhanced role, which has been vacant since the start of the year, will help to ensure that community pharmacy contractors and LPCs continue to be at the heart of everything that PSNC does. The… […]
PSNC has today published a statement on the future of pharmacy contractor representation, reflecting on how best to start the process of addressing the findings of an independent review. The independent review into contractor support and representation, which PSNC initiated in 2019 working together with LPCs, concluded in summer 2020 with the publication of a… […]
Providing information for Community Pharmacies about the work of the Local Pharmaceutical Committee and of the Community Pharmacy Services commissioned within Coventry