This guidance document sets out the requirements in order to participate in the Community Pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme. The Scheme will reward community pharmacies for delivering quality criteria in all three of the quality dimensions: Clinical Effectiveness, Patient Safety and
Report that finds several key areas where progress is being made, including: promises of a state-backed medical indemnity for GPs in England more GPs in training than ever before the establishment of the NHS GP health service, which is highly rated
Report that finds Clinical Pharmacists (CPs) have made a unique and valuable contribution to the primary care skill mix. Pharmacists contribute significantly to patient safety, bring medicines and prescribing expertise, support with prescribing tasks, support for patients with long term conditions
This quality standard covers assessing if people need help with their medicines and deciding what medicines support is needed to enable people to manage their medicines. It also includes communication between health and social care staff, to ensure people have
National Association of Primary Care report on the further integration of community pharmacy within primary care homes to improve patients’ health and support them to manage their conditions. By learning from those leading the way and exploring innovative ways of
Report from The King’s Fund that identifies community services are often fragmented and poorly co-ordinated, and are frequently not well integrated with other services in the community. This results in duplication as well as gaps between teams delivering care. A radical
Report that identifies community pharmacy as a healthcare provider that could be transformative for our NHS: a provider that is embedded on high streets in almost every part of the country, including our most deprived neighbourhoods, that is staffed by a network of clinically-trained professionals, with a proven
Document from NHS England that provides commissioners of primary care services the context, information and tools to safely commission and contract manage primary medical care contracts.
This PSNC Briefing, which is aimed at LPC Chief Officers and members, provides a suggested checklist for developing relationships with other health and care partners including Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) / aspirant Accountable Care Systems (ACSs) and Accountable Care
Briefing from the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee identifying that Local government has a growing role in policy-making, spending decisions and oversight of local services and increasingly in the local healthcare economy. Councils not only control the budgets for public health
This briefing outlines a list of issues to be considered by Local Pharmaceutical Committees (LPCs) and community pharmacy contractors when pharmacy access to local electronic health record systems is being planned.
This document offers tips on the short conversations health and care professionals should be having with overweight and obese patients about weight loss. It provides: practical advice on how to discuss weight loss tools to support making brief interventions Additional
The Accelerate, Coordinate, Evaluate (ACE) Programme is an early diagnosis of cancer initiative focused on testing innovations that either identify individuals at high risk of cancer earlier or streamline diagnostic pathways. It was set-up to accelerate the pace of change in this area
This report makes 12 recommendations to ensure a coordinated, partnership approach, between other public health and primary care services and community pharmacists to prevent and manage high blood pressure.
This document sets out the requirements in order to participate in the Community Pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme. The Scheme will reward community pharmacies for delivering quality criteria in all three of the quality dimensions: Clinical Effectiveness, Patient Safety and Patient
This briefing paper outlines the new funding settlement for NHS contractors providing services under the community pharmacy contractual framework, announced on 20 October 2016. Compared to 2015/16 levels, the funding settlement includes a reduction of 4% in 2016/17 and a
On 20 October 2016, the Government announced a new funding settlement for contractors providing NHS pharmaceutical services under the community pharmacy contractual framework. Compared to 2015/16 levels, the funding settlement includes a reduction of 4% in 2016/17 and a further