• GP CPCS

    GP CPCS

    GP CPCS From 1st November 2020, the CPCS was extended across England to include referrals from general practices as well as from NHS 111. GPs can refer patients to community pharmacies to receive a CPCS consultation for minor illness (unlike NHS 111, GPs cannot refer patients for an urgent supply of a medicine or appliance).

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  • Discharge Medicines Service

    Discharge Medicines Service

    Discharge Medicines Service  From 15th February 2021, the Discharge Medicines Service will become a new Essential service within the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF). This service builds upon the work undertaken by the LPC, Academic Health Service Networks (AHSN) and pharmacy contractors. Pharmacies in NWL will recognise it as Transfer of Care across medicines (TCAM).

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  • Covid-19 vaccinations in community pharmacies

    Covid-19 vaccinations in community pharmacies

    Covid-19 vaccinations in community pharmacies Please see the information below which is a bundle of NHS England documents on Covid-19 vaccination in community pharmacy. This information is available at the links below: A letter to pharmacy contractors Information on the C-19 Enhanced service Information on the community pharmacy C-19 vaccination site designation process Site designation

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  • NHS Flu Vaccinations 2020/21

    NHS Flu Vaccinations 2020/21

    50 – 64 year old cohort – reminder (1/12/20) The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have announced that community pharmacy contractors providing the Flu vaccination service are able to vaccinate the 50-64 year old cohort from Tuesday 1st December 2020. Figures show that there are tens of thousands in each borough requiring vaccinations

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  • Community Pharmacy Consultation Service

    Community Pharmacy Consultation Service

    The NHS Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) was launched in October 2019 as an Advanced Service. The service replaced the NUMSAS and DMIRS pilots. The aim is to connect patients who have a minor illness or who need an urgent supply of a medicine to a community pharmacy. Are You Ready? Please refer to the

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  • TCAM (Transfer of Care Around Medicines)

    TCAM (Transfer of Care Around Medicines)

    TCAM (Transfer of Care Around Medicines) is a national initiative being facilitated by ICHP and Oxford Academic Health Science Networks to ensure patients get medicines support after leaving hospital when community pharmacy services and advice can make a difference. It involves a copy of the hospital discharge summary (referral) being sent by the hospital pharmacy

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