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.
In response to significant ongoing disruption to the supply of Haloperidol 500 microgram capsules (Serenace®), a Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) has been issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on Monday 23 December 2019. Developed by clinicians, SSP04 provides pharmacists with procedures to follow in providing a suitable alternative product, Haloperidol 500… […]
David Wright, Professor of Pharmacy Practice from the School of Pharmacy at the University of East Anglia has been appointed to lead an independent review of the roles and structures underpinning PSNC and the LPCs. The review has been called at a time when the community pharmacy landscape is rapidly changing and local representation and… […]
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… […]
Providing information for Community Pharmacies about the work of the Local Pharmaceutical Committee and of the Community Pharmacy Services commissioned within Coventry