• 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

  • #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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Enfield Stands Together

    Enfield Stands Together

    Enfield Stands Together is a community outreach programme, whereby Enfield Council is working with volunteers and firefighters to deliver prescriptions on behalf of those who are self-isolating. They have received over 2000 requests from residents asking for help with collecting prescriptions (courtesy of www.new.enfield.gov.uk) The LPC has liaised with Enfield Voluntary Action to organise the