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    • 25TH MAY 2021
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    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks

    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks

    Why do I need a DBS Check as an individual? There are a number of reasons why an individual may need a DBS Check: • Employment • Visa • Character Reference/Background Why can’t I apply for a DBS check as an individual? The DBS state that an individual cannot apply for a Standard or Enhanced

    • 11TH MAY 2021
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    Data Security and Protection Toolkit Declaration Deadline 30th June 2021

    Data Security and Protection Toolkit Declaration Deadline 30th June 2021

    Data Security and Protection Toolkit: PSNC guidance docs now available PSNC has published a suite of new guidance to assist community pharmacy contractors with completing the Data Security and Protection Toolkit for 2020/21. The Toolkit used to make a pharmacy’s information governance (IG) declaration must be completed by 30th June 2021, but it is recommended

    • 4TH MAY 2021
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    Virtual Outcomes

    Virtual Outcomes

    FREE Online Training for Community Pharmacy teams in our LPCs Virtual Outcomes is an Online Training Site that produces short online courses and podcasts on a range of topics, including health promotion, clinical and business development. Course materials are available to support teams with the pharmacy contract, public health campaigns and training of new services

    • 30TH APRIL 2021
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    Community Pharmacy Lung Referral Service (CPLRS) Pilot

    Community Pharmacy Lung Referral Service (CPLRS) Pilot

    The LPC is pleased to announce that we are collaborating with Enfield CCG on a new Community Pharmacy Lung Referral Service (CPLRS) Pilot project. Pilot Description: Start date Tuesday 4th May 2021 for up to 4 months. Patients presenting at the Pharmacy with red flags for lung cancer can be referred to their GP for

    • 20TH APRIL 2021
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    C-19 lateral flow device distribution service

    C-19 lateral flow device distribution service

    A new Advanced service has been launched as part of the COVID recovery effort. The service involves the distribution of Lateral Flow Device test kits to the public. The funding for the service comes from outside the pharmacy Global Sum and it is made up of the following elements: 1. An early sign-up fee of

    • 16TH MARCH 2021
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    Electronic referrals for Discharge Medicines Service (DMS)

    Electronic referrals for Discharge Medicines Service (DMS)

    Electronic referrals NHS Trusts will identify patients who will benefit from the Discharge Medicines service and an electronic referral will be sent to community pharmacies via a secure electronic system, such as PharmOutcomes or NHSmail. PharmOutcomes Many trusts have chosen to use PharmOutcomes as a way of sending DMS referrals to community pharmacies. It is

    • 16TH MARCH 2021
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    Support materials for delivery of COVID 19 vaccinations for people with a learning disability

    Support materials for delivery of COVID 19 vaccinations for people with a learning disability

    You may find the following resources useful. They can help you to guide people with a learning disability and people with autism in a high-risk group, to have safe access to COVID-19 vaccinations: Covid Vaccine film produced by Skills for People and Learning Disability England PHE easy read Covid vaccination leaflet PHE easy read What to expect after

    • 9TH MARCH 2021
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    Ordering lateral flow self-testing kits

    Ordering lateral flow self-testing kits

    How to order? Log into PCSE Online here to place your order for lateral flow self-testing kits. For queries on ordering or getting access to order, contact PCSE via the Contact Us form here. Choose ‘Supplies’ as the category and type of enquiry and put ‘Test Kit’ as the subject. I can’t access PCSE Online,

    • 26TH JANUARY 2021
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    NHSE & I contact details

    The London Region Team NHS England and NHS Improvement – London Region Dental, Optometry & Pharmacy Services Wellington House I 133-155 Waterloo Road I London I SE1 8UG Pharmacy enquiries:  England.lon-pharmacy@nhs.net Phone: 0203 182 4993  For market entry enquiries: england.lon-marketentry@nhs.net Website:  www.england.nhs.uk    www.improvement.nhs.uk    

    • 22ND JANUARY 2021
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    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).