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LPC News: PHE launch diabetes, hypertension and NHS Health Check online tool

Public Health England (PHE) has today (30 October 2014) launched a new online tool – Healthier Lives: Diabetes, Hypertension and NHS Health Check. This allows the user to select an area on a map of England to view the prevalence and treatment of diabetes and hypertension in that area, and the provision of NHS Health...

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Propylthiouracil 50mg tablets – October reimbursement price

The Department of Health has announced that the October reimbursement price for a pack of 56 Propylthiouracil 50mg Tablets will be 6000p. Note: The price has been revised from that in the printed Drug Tariff for October. For further information visit the NHS Prescription Services website

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Ebola: Community Pharmacy's role in protecting public health

Following the spread of the Ebola virus in west Africa, the UK Government has been monitoring the situation closely but the risk of the virus arriving in the UK remains low and to date no cases have been contracted in the UK. The public should be made aware that Ebola can only be caught by direct...

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‘Feeling under the weather?’ NHS winter campaign 2014/15

NHS England’s ‘Feeling under the weather?’ winter marketing campaign is now running until early December 2014. The campaign builds upon last winter’s ‘The earlier, the better’ campaign, and is design


Audit Workshops and Showcase Event for Pre-registration Pharmacists

Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire are hosting two afternoon workshops across West Yorkshire to support pre-registration pharmacists to conduct their required audit.


CPPE's learning campaign 'Use antibacterials wisely'

You cannot have failed to have seen the increasing concern about the use of antibiotics. Pharmacy staff have a very important role to play in supporting the use of antibiotics wisely.


Welcome to Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire

Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire is the local voice for all community pharmacies (chemists) in West Yorkshire. We represent over 530 pharmacies including single handed independent pharmacies and those owned by bigger chains. Pharmacies in our area employ in the region of 5000 staff.

The NHS and local government consult Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire on all matters relating to the NHS and public health work undertaken by community pharmacy in West Yorkshire. We are also responsible for advancing the enhanced role of community pharmacy to ensure it plays an active part in promoting health and wellbeing across West Yorkshire.

Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire is committed to developing the workforce in our local pharmacies to ensure the whole team have the skills to support people who are unwell and prevent ill health through public health services.

The work of Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire is guided by our Strategy.

We work hard to represent and promote community pharmacy to the NHS and local government and to support community pharmacy teams to deliver high quality health services. We are always pleased to receive comments and suggestions from pharmacy teams so feel free to contact us.