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    • 29TH SEPTEMBER 2020
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    Free Training for Provisionally Registered Pharmacists

    Free Training for Provisionally Registered Pharmacists

    Foundation Pharmacist Programme 2020/21 Health Education England (HEE) has provided funding for CPPE to deliver the Foundation Pharmacist Programme 2020/21 to support the 2019/20 cohort of pre-registration pharmacists. Provisionally registered pharmacists (PRPs) who work in community pharmacy are eligible and by enrolling onto the training, they may find it helps them with their preparations for

    • 25TH SEPTEMBER 2020
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    FREE Webinar -Haringey Community Pharmacist: How to Identify and Respond to Signs of Domestic Abuse (DA)

    FREE Webinar -Haringey Community Pharmacist: How to Identify and Respond to Signs of Domestic Abuse (DA)

    During this Covid -19 period the number of Domestic Abuse (DA) cases has increased sharply. As a result the LPC has been working very closely with Haringey LA to successfully secure training for our Community Pharmacists on DA.   Webinar: How to Identify and Respond to Signs of Domestic Abuse (DA) Date: Wednesday 14th October 2020 Time:1-2pm   Please

    • 25TH SEPTEMBER 2020
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    London Community Pharmacy Strategy 2020

    London Community Pharmacy Strategy 2020

    The London Community Pharmacy Strategy document has now been launched. This document has been developed jointly by London’s local pharmaceutical committees (LPCs), supported by NHS England and NHS Improvement – London region (NHS England London). It presents an ambitious, credible and workable service offer to primary care networks (PCNs), local authorities and other health, social

    • 15TH SEPTEMBER 2020
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    #AskAboutAsthma – Covid-19 and Community Pharmacy

    #AskAboutAsthma – Covid-19 and Community Pharmacy

    #AskAboutAsthma Here we are again, 2020 and the fourth Ask About Asthma campaign. After reporting our successful Interactive Inhaler Technique Training Workshops at last year’s campaign, I had been expecting to write about a new collaborative respiratory review service which was to include a provision for children and young people with asthma. Who would have

    • 4TH SEPTEMBER 2020
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    Free CPCS training workshops

    Free CPCS training workshops

    Free training workshops are now available for community pharmacists delivering the CPCS service. These workshops build upon the skills developed in the CPPE training, and is fully funded by HEE (Health Education England). The focus is on clinical assessment skills to support consultations held with patients referred to the pharmacy as part of the CPCS.

    • 4TH SEPTEMBER 2020
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    Funded NHS Training

    Funded NHS Training

    Funded NHS Training – Health Education England (HEE) Community pharmacists can take advantage of fully funded NHS training courses to grow their careers and practice. For more information about the latest courses available from the Pharmacy Integration Fund please visit the Health Education England website here For information on specific career pathways please refer to

    • 28TH AUGUST 2020
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    NHS Flu Vaccinations 2020/21

    NHS Flu Vaccinations 2020/21

    Pharmacy London contractor briefing for London Flu vaccination service (23/9/20) Please see the Pharmacy London briefing here for providers of the NHS London influenza and PPV vaccination services for the 2020/21 season. London Pharmacy SLA and Service Specification 2020/21 (18/9/20) This London service covers the following vaccinations by Community Pharmacists: The National Advanced Seasonal Influenza

    • 21ST AUGUST 2020
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    PQS (2020/21) initial information on training requirements  (part 2)

    PQS (2020/21) initial information on training requirements (part 2)

    PSNC have published initial information to contractors detailing some of the PQS requirements for 2020/21. It contains information specifically on the training aspects of the scheme, so where contractors have capacity, they will be able to get an early start on the PQS Part 2. Please look at the article below for further details: https://psnc.org.uk/our-news/initial-information-on-the-part-2-pqs-for-2020-21/

    • 18TH AUGUST 2020
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    Prime Minister recognises the important role of pharmacy during a recent visit

    Prime Minister recognises the important role of pharmacy during a recent visit

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited a local pharmacy recently where he was welcomed by Sanjay Doegar, owner of Ruislip Manor Pharmacy, Middlesex. Mr Doegar was very pleased to invite the Prime Minister, who was very happy to chat to the pharmacy team and have photos taken. During his visit, the Prime Minister noted that the

    • 21ST JULY 2020
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    Pharmacy4mums2B Evaluation

    Pharmacy4mums2B Evaluation

    Pharmacy4mums2B has been evaluated by Professor Mitch Blair and his team at Imperial College, London. Conclusion The Pharmacy4Mums2B service, provides an excellent service to expectant and new mothers which is easily accessible. The evaluation clearly demonstrates that this service was very well liked by participating women and pharmacy staff alike. By visiting the pharmacies, women