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Health & Care Review

PSNC's regular round up of health & care news and policy Keeping up with all the latest developments in health and care policy could almost be a full time job and PSNC regularly receives questions from LPCs and pharmacy contractors about what is going on in the wider health and care landscape beyond community pharmacy. To...

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New job opportunity at PSNC

PSNC has an exciting new vacancy which is focussed on supporting the Committee, Local Pharmaceutical Committees and pharmacy contractors on NHS regulatory matters. The new appointment – Regulations Officer – will work closely with PSNC's Head of Regulation, supporting pharmacy contractors and LPCs on regulatory matters relating to NHS services, and providing guidance and support to PSNC...

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Sunderland School of Pharmacy and PSNC seek new recruit

Sunderland School of Pharmacy and PSNC, supported by Health Education North East,  are seeking an exceptional individual for a new role as Academic Community Pharmacy Practitioner. This collaborative appointment of a Senior Lecturer post within the Sunderland School of Pharmacy will help integrate academic insight, expertise and research into the development and evaluation of community pharmacy...

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Carers Trust Survey Now Open

Carers Trust, the UKs largest charity for carers, is working in partnership with the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) to explore how community pharmacies can support young carers and


Splitting of prescriptions between EPS and FP10

One of the local GP system suppliers has recently switched on functionality where some prescriptions may be split between an electronic prescription and a paper prescription.


Changes to Controlled Drug Regulations

The Home Office is changing the regulations for tramadol. The changes will come in force on Tuesday 10th June.


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.