Are you ready?
Each week for six weeks we'll be sharing with you step by step instructions about how to secure your HLP payment as part of the Quality Payment Scheme and start to.
The deadline is 24th November but you need to act fast to allow time for your declaration to be processed. There are some key actions you need to complete as soon as possible to allow time for training, assessments, processing and declaration. The real deadline is 10th November so start now!
Start planning and plan starting...
In our first weekly HLP Countdown update we would like to encourage you to commit to becoming an HLP in time for the Quality Payment claim on the 24th November. This may sound like it is some time away but action now will ensure you can claim the £1280 payment and start enjoying the many benefits of being an HLP. Self-declaration is required before 10th November to ensure you are registered with RSPH before the QPS deadline.
It is completely possible to achieve HLP self-declaration between now and then but it will need planning, commitment and focus. Our aim is to make this straight-forward whilst maintaining the integrity and quality associated with being an HLP.
Review criteria and gather evidence...
In our second HLP Countdown update, with just 5 weeks to go we suggest that you need to compare where you are currently against the HLP Quality Criteria to understand where you need to focus your efforts. Create your HLP plan and begin gathering evidence of your Health Promotion activity - we would suggest the flu service, Stoptober or both.
If you are worried that you are behind review our HLP Countdown materials and get in touch if you need
specific advice and guidance.
Build your Health Promotion Zone...
In our third HLP Countdown update, now with just 4 weeks to go there are some local environmental considerations to review and develop. Start outside of your pharmacy and think about local health needs and engage with local GPs and other providers. Then think about what you can achieve inside your pharmacy with a Health Promotion Zone.
If you are worried that you are behind, review our HLP Countdown materials and get in touch if you need our training packs, resources, specific advice and guidance.
Develop your workforce...
In our fourth HLP Countdown update we cover some important steps now that we are getting closer to the Quality Scheme claim deadline. This week you need to think about supporting your Health Champion with their learning whilst ensuring you have the assessment planned, requested, completed and returned in time for marking by the RPSH. Continue to gather evidence in your portfolio and coach your team on engaging with the public around their health.
Well done for getting this far, you are nearly there! If you need any more specific support or you are struggling in a particular area connect with us and we'll support you personally.