We recently wrote an article for Pharmaceutical Field on the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on community pharmacy in England with particular reference to the accelerated use of the electronic prescription service as an integrated part of the NHS. The article can be viewed here. … [Read more...] about Accelerated use of EPS
We recently wrote an article for Pharmacy Magazine on why this service is important for community pharmacy in England as an integrated part of the NHS. The article can be viewed here. … [Read more...] about The Community Pharmacist Consultation Service
The requirement for Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLPs) to reassess against the HLP Quality Criteria has moved from every two years to every three years. More information is available on the PSNC website. With HLP becoming an essential requirement in the community pharmacy contractual framework from April 2020, monitoring will fall under NHS England Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework so maintaining the criteria remains a key requirement. This evidenced capability will become increasingly … [Read more...] about HLP Criteria Self-assessment
Good eye health is important to everyone and pharmacies are often the first port of call for patients suffering with conditions such as dry eye and blepharitis. These are an important patient group to community pharmacy for self care advice and effective treatment so knowledge of the conditions and the best treatment is critical if we are to deliver good health outcomes and a great customer experience. Dry eye syndrome is estimated to affect up to 33% of the adult population and is more common … [Read more...] about Eye Health training for Community Pharmacy
A new article from @HLPharmacist Deborah Evans can be read here. … [Read more...] about Healthy Living Pharmacy – essential to community pharmacy’s future?